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Case against ex-min Jitendra Singh

Bundi City police on Thursday lodged a case against ex-union minister Bhanwar Jitendra Singh and two others under various sections of IPC allegedly for stacking his claim over the erstwhile Bundi state property by producing counterfeit and forged will papers of Bundi state.The case was today lodged on a registered post-complaint by one Avinash Kumar Chandana, a resident of Delhi. On the registered post received earlier this month, police today lodged a case under sections 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120 (B) of IPC against Bhanwar Jiterndra Singh, and two others Srinath Singh and Vijendra Singh, both residents of Bundi, CI Bundi city Ramnath Singh said. Chandana in the complaint claimed Rao Ranjeet Singh, the last member of Bundi royal family before his death declared him his successor with the property papers under his name. Bhanwar Jitendra Singh in conspiracy with the two other fabricated forged and counterfeit will papers and stuck Jitendra Singh’s claim and possession of the property, Chandana alleged in the complaint, the CI said. Notably, Avinash Kumar Chandana was one of the very close friends of late Ranjeet Singh, the last member of Bundi royal family. Ranjeet Singh also reportedly spent his last days at Avinash Chandana’s residence in Delhi and eventually died in January 2010 leaving no inborn successor of Bundi royal state. Bhanwar Jitendra Singh, the ex-union minister and members of Alwar royal family is the son of Ranjeet Singh’s only sister Mahendra Kumari and thus he is in Bundi accepted as the legal successor of the royal family and property. Avinash Kumar Chandana earlier also filed a case on property issue.

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Bank ATM with Rs 4-5 lakh stolen in Bundi

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Dodging the police, unidentified miscreants, on intervening Tuesday night plucked an ATM machine containing about Rs 4-5 lakh installed at Central Bank of India branch on Nainwa road in Bundi and fled away by a loading transport vehicle which was also lifted from about 100 meters in the same area. Around four to five youths with covered faces were visible on the CCTV camera.On the report by the bank manager, a case has been lodged.According to Police officials, no night watchman was deployed at the ATM kiosk and the ATM was open to any kind of risk, theft or robbery like incident.The unidentified youths first disconnected the electric supply of the kiosk and plucked out the machine within minutes and fled away by a loading transport vehicle, DSP said and added a loading transport vehicle was last night also lifted (stolen) by unidentified miscreants from about 100 meters away on the same road and police is moving on the investigation with interlinking both the incidents. An employee of the bank, while on the morning walk today morning, noticed the ATM machine missing from the kiosk following which he informed the senior bank branch officials and the police, told CBI bank branch manager Pramod Kumar Ghatiya. The ATM machine, at the time of the incident, is likely to be containing about 4 to 5 lakhs as the ATM was loaded with currency notes two to three days ago, the manager said.

Canal project likely to quench 13 dist of Raj

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The ambitious Eastern Rajasthan Canal project (ERCP) aimed to provide water to 13 districts, almost 40 percent of desert state’s geographical area, is set to turn into a reality, finally. WAPCOS, a government of India undertaking under ministry of water resources, has given word to submit a detailed project report (DPR) on project cost at Rs40,000 crore on November 17, a day after the Chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s scheduled meeting with union water resource minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi, in which she is expected to demand financial assistance for the project requesting to give it a status of National Project.“The WAPCOS will submit DPR on the ERCP project on November 17. Post to it, we will forward the report to the water resource ministry seeking 60 percent financial assistance to the project under national project scheme, while the rest 40 percent Rajasthan will raise from other financial institutions. The CM also might raise demand for financial help from Gadkari,” said a senior official engaged with the project requesting anonymity. The official also informed that Raje earlier requested for assistance to the Center declaring ERPC a national project but the centre is yet to take a call on it. “The project was in limbo for several years. Now, we have received the DPR which was scheduled to be drafted by May, 2017. If the centre further delays decision on the project, then it would be an uphill task for Rajasthan to arrange funds for the project which is over Rs40,000 crore,” said the very source.The project has been envisaged to achieved water requirements to 13 districts of Rajasthan. It is planned to harvest surplus yield available in southern Rajasthan rivers.THREE PHASESAs per the department sources, the project divided into three phases will meet drinking, irrigation and industrial water needs of thirteen districts of southern Rajasthan-Jhalawar, Bara, Kota, Bundi, Sawaimadhopur, Ajmer, Tonk, Jaipur and others

Health department wakes up to threat

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Better late than never, the state health department has finally woken up to the threat of Japanese Encephalitis after the first death was reported in the state. On Monday, 4 days after the report from National Institute of Virology, (NIV), Pune confirmed that the death was caused by JE, a team of specialists was sent to Keshoraipatan in Bundi.“A three-member central team of Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDPS) from state headquarter has been sent to the area, the deceased belonged from,” Dr Ravi Prakash Mathur, Director (Rural Health) told DNA.“The team, including epidemiologist, microbiologist and entomologist, will visit Keshoraipatan, including Bundi and Kota. It will investigate from where and how the victim got the virus infection. Her travel history will be investigated and the team will submit its finding report by this Thursday,” he added.On November 9, a NIV report of serum sample of Manju (30), confirmed that she was positive for JEIgM Elisa. Manju, wife of Parasram, was a resident of Chamunda colony in Kishoraipatan in Bundi district. She was brought to a private hospital in Kota after running high fever and several spell of un-consciousnesses. Later, she was admitted to MBS hospital, Kota where she breathed her last on October 16. After 25 days of her death it was confirmed that she was infected with JE virus.Though, the health directorate appeared to be in a state of alleged “slumber” in response to the lethal disease, but health official at Bundi, meanwhile, conducted prevention activities as they got the report from Kota Medical College.“Anti-larval activity including fogging has been conducted in the region. I have also sought a fact finding report in the matter,” Dr Suresh Kumar Jain,Chief Medical and Health Officer, Bundi,told DNA.

DNA Exclusive: First case of Japanese encephalitis reported from Rajasthan

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Rajasthan has registered the first case of Japanese encephalitis in Kota division. The victim, a 30-year-old woman, died in Maharawal Bhim Singh (MBS) hospital on October 16. Twenty-five days after her death, it has been confirmed in the report from National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune that she was suffering from Japanese encephalitis.The deceased Manju, wife of Parasram, was a resident of Chamunda colony in Kishoraipatan in Bundi district, 24 kilometers away from Kota divisional headquarters. “She had fever on October 6. After consulting with local doctors, we took her to New Medical College, Kota on October 8 from where she was admitted in Sudha Hospital at Talwandi. After four days treatment she was referred to MBS hospital where she died on October 16,” said Parasram.During her admittance in Sudha Hospital, Dr Amit Dev, a neurologist at the hospital, through central lab of MBS hospital, sent the blood sample to NIV for serum test as he suspected Manju of having Japanese encephalitis.The disease has 60% chance of survival. Only recently, hundreds of children died in Baba Raghav Das Hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district. But in Rajasthan, so far no action has been taken by state health department. Efforts to contact Bundi Chief Medical & Health Officer went futile. Dr VK Mathur, Director (public health) did not respond to phone calls.

FRICTION & FICTION: Keeping Padmavati ‘alive’

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Criticism and curiosity adumbrates arrival of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Padmavati. Plotted in backdrop of a martyred queen of Chittorgarh, Padmini, the movie has been caught in allegations of distorting historical facts.Several sections of society have out against the film, the most vehement protest came from erstwhile royal families. The protest voices were joined by tour guides who demonstrated at Amber palace courtyard in Jaipur against the movie on Saturday afternoon while BJP MLA and member of former Jaipur royal family, Diya Kumari launched a “signature campaign” urging the film producer to have the movie reviewed by a forum of historians before the release.Meanwhile, other erstwhile royals too have released statements. Gaj Singh of Jodhpur royal family even demanded change in name of characters. Objections also have floated over the possible glorification of “Khiji” as those who revere Padmani see him as a cruel invader, the Shahpura former royal family member Devayush Singh warned at a press conference.However, amid the protest noises, the film producers also gained some support as a female member of Bundi erstwhile rulers urged the protesting section to ‘let the movie release’ before jumping to any conclusion.Also, Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena president Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi today reached Chittorgarh to participate in a protest march against film Padmavati. He said that the central government should ban the film or be ready to face the consequences.FLICK FRACASl In this case, the issue is more to do with mass entertainment than accurate historical portrayal & the producers should admit as such and desist from using historical names and admit to historical fiction based upon a particular period of history—Gaj Singh, from erstwhile ruler of Jodhpur.l We will take the signature campaign against the movie to all divisions of state. The movie director should sit across the table and have the movie reviewed by a forum of historians before release.—MLA Diya Kumari while launching a signature campaign at Jaipur.l Maharani Padmavati remains a revered historical figure and her presentation should be based on facts. Glorification of invader Khilji will be a disrespect to the entire nation—Devayush Singh, member of former Shahpura royal family.Sanjay Leela Bhansali has assured us that there is nothing demeaning in the movie. Let it release, if there is something objectionable we will protest—Mayuri Singh of Bundi, former royal family.l Our business suffers when shooting takes place at historical monuments, but we are even more gravely hurt when these movies distort the facts. This creates a false presumption for the masses and even when we narrate them the true sequence of events they are unable to shrug off the perception created by movies.—Madan Singh Rajpura, president, Jaipur Tourist Guide AssociationBreaking Member of erstwhile royal family of Udaipur — Mewar, Vishvaraj Singh, on Saturday send an email to PM Modi requesting him to stop the release of the Bhasali flim. “… At no time have the film makers approached my family to verify the facts,” he wrote.

Two fires hit Kota region, girl dies

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Major fire broke out at two places of Kota region one in the orange field of Mayakhedi village of Jhalawar district and another in the forest area near Khadipur–Karondi village in Bundi district. The blaze began around noon in an area of 1.5 km as informed by the police official. 1 six-year-old toddler girl suffered several burns and later on succumbed to death. Someone is suspected to have thrown burning Bedi over the dry grass stored by the villagers in the forest land behind the residential areas of the Karondi village.The reason sighted behind the other fire incident which broke out at the orange field is believed to be broken out due to short circuit in the electric wiring from the water booster motor at the well in the field. Around 2000 to 2500 bamboos, piled up near the well in the field and were used to support the orange trees were turned to ashes in the fireThe loss and value of the bamboos, turned into ashes in the fire is yet to be estimated as the owner of the field has not submitted yet.

15-yr-old forced into marriage endured torture for two years

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A 15-year-old girl of Jaga community who was forced to marry a person double her age around two years ago, was on Thursday rescued by the members of Child Welfare Committee (CWC) from her parent’s home in Kethoon town of Kota district. The minor girl, in a written complaint to State Commission for Woman and CWC, complained about harassment, thrashing and of forcibly marrying her off at an early age by parents and in-laws.The minor, three days ago also went to the police station, but instead of being heard, she was allegedly thrashed by female constables.The victim in her complaint alleged that she was forcibly married to a man of about 30 years after the death of her mother. Her father is a drug addict and a mentally retarded, she added. As she was continuously harassed at her in-laws’ home in Sathur village of Bundi district, she eventually returned to her parental home a few days ago.The husband of the minor victim, identified as Ravi Jaga came to Kethoon town to take her back with him, but she opposed it, the CWC chairman, Kota, Harish Gurubaxani said, adding that when the husband and members of the paternal family forced her to go to her in laws’ home, the victim along with her younger sister approached Kethoon police station. Probably out of fear, the younger sister had gone missing since this incident. A public representative from Kethoon town today morning sent a copy of victim’s complaint to CWC members and without losing time, along with the police personnel from Anti Human Trafficking approached Kethoon town and rescued the minor girl from home, CWC chairman Gurubaxani said. The minor victim has currently been sent to Children Home and following further investigation into the matter, a case would be lodged against those found responsible for the plight of the minor, the chairman said.The SHO at Kethoon police station, Pushpendra Singh Hada refuted all allegations leveled by the victim against the police at Kethoon police station and said the girl did reach the police station, but was no one misbehaved with her. The girl according to her birth certificate is an adult, he added.

Officials stumped when Raje asks names of 5 govt flagship schemes

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Chief minister Vasundhara Raje got a shock of her life when she found that her party officials were unaware of the government schemes. Not even any five of the flagship schemes were on their fingertips. These schemes and benefits associated with them are ostensibly the vehicles the government is relying heavily on to win any voters. Reacting on the ignorance of the party Morcha heads, Raje questioned how the party would win the next elections if the party officials and representatives at the ground level are unaware of the flagship and welfare schemes of the government. CM Raje held a long meeting on Thursday with officials, Mandal and Morcha heads that continued for over five hours and concluded at 12.25 am at night. Besides the seven Morcha Jila presidents heads, 21 Mandal’s presidents, 24 district officials of the party, district party president Mahipat Singh Hada, Kota– Bundi MP Om Birla, local MLA Ashok Dogera, Bundi district minister in charge Srichand Kriplani, Babu Lal Verma and former party president were present in the meeting. Raje while taking feedback on the developmental works and implementation of government’s schemes, asked the Mandal presidents to count any five of the state government’s welfare schemes including the flagships ones and the BJP Mandal presidents failed to do so. ‘The Mandal presidents could not count the names of any five of the state government’s schemes,’ said a party official who was present in the meeting on condition of anonymity. The CM expressed surprise and questioned how the party would win the next elections in such a scenario, the party official added. Moreover, the district party officials expressed dissatisfaction over slowness and inactivity regarding Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the district and claimed that Bundi city has only in papers secured name by grabbing 171th position in the list of 434 cities surveyed by union ministry of urban development and said ground reality is totally different.CM Raje on receiving feedback on works being carried out by Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP) in the urban areas, expressed displeasure and said RUIDP works have spoiled and destroyed the cities in the state and assured to find out other options to fix the problems.little progressMoreover, the district party officials expressed dissatisfaction over slowness and inactivity regarding Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the district. CM Raje on receiving feedback on works being carried out and expressed displeasure & assured help.

Police claims mistaken identity after man held for molestation

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, a 65-year-old man was arrested from Hindoli town in the district after a molestation video went viral on social media last month, with the police today claiming that the place shown in the clip is a town in UP, and not in Rajasthan. Hindoli town in the district remained tense after the video went viral on WhatsApp on July 31, purportedly showing a 65-year-old man allegedly molesting a minor girl. However, the situation was brought under control after heavy police force was deployed. A man was later arrested from the city on charges of rape, molestation and under the POSCO Act. “The video clip turned out to be from Khurja Nagar area of Bulandshahr in UP,” said Manoj Soni, SHO at Hindoli police station, who returned from UP two days ago after investigating the matter. The video clip has nothing to do with the man arrested in Hindoli town, he said. The SHO refused to divulge details in this connection saying the investigation is underway on the basis of a report lodged by the minor girl’s father. “I cannot speak about it as I have submitted my report to the district SP,” said Abhishek Pareek, SHO Bundi, Sadar police station, who also visited Bulandshahr separately to verify the place shown in the video. However, SP Adarsh Siddhu was not available for comments. The forensic report of the video is awaited and the accused man is still behind the bars.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Father of boy, who drowned, beats up watershed dept engineer

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A junior engineer was allegedly beaten up today by a man whose son had drowned into a water reservoir in Bundi district’s Dugari village, police said. The accused, Ghasilal Khateek, after an argument, manhandled the victim, Than Mal Nagar. The engineer was in the village this morning to click pictures of the reservoir, SHO at Nainwa Police Station Lakhan Lal Meena said “Khateek has been booked under relevant sections of the IPC. He has apparently alleged that his son drowned as the watershed department had not put a safety fence around the reservoir,” the officer said. The accused fled the village after the incident and efforts are underway to nab him, Meena said. Nagar is posted with the department’s office in Nainwa sub-division. He somehow managed to save himself and flee the spot, he said. The boy was among four children who died after drowning in the reservoir on July 16, Meena said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Raj: 4 children die after falling into water reservoir

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Four children died after falling into a water reservoir when they were taking a bath at Dugari village in Rajasthan’s Bundi district, police said. A girl drowned while three of her friends, who had jumped in it to save her, died at a hospital, SHO at the Nainwa Police Station Lakhan Lal Meena said. They had gone to take a bath at the reservoir, which was recently constructed, he said. The bodies have been handed over to their families after post-mortem, the SHO said. In another incident, a 13-year-old girl drowned in a pond at Kamleshwar Mahadev temple in the district while her three siblings were rescued by locals, SHO at Indergarh Police Station Purshotam Mahariya said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

RAS candidates of ’13 batch to get postings after Raje’s intervention

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s first Jansunwai for Kota Division held at her residence in Jaipur, on Friday, proved to be a blessing in disguise for the candidates who have successfully cleared the Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) exams in 2013 but are still awaiting postings.They met the chief minister and apprised her of the delay in their posting. The CM immediately asked the officials of Department of Personnel (DoP) to issue them appointment letters. The officials told the CM that all papers relating to their recruitment were ready and by next week they would get appointment letters.Meanwhile, hundreds residents of the division comprising Kota, Bundi, Baran and Jhalawar attended the public hearing and narrated their grievances to the CM, who on the spot directed the officials concerned to take action in this regard.“You not only listen to their grievances with patience but also dispose of them immediately,” said Raje to the officials who were present at the hearing.In the two-hour long hearing, the CM heard the grievances of the poeple and took their memorandum and application, assuring them of speedy disposal.Among those who attended the meeting were parents of Shubham Dixit who allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan at a hostel room in 2015. The parents blame the hostel owner for the suicide. But their plea was not seriously heard eithier by police or minister they have met so far. The mother of deceased student handed over an application to the CM in this regard.Recently, the CM took the decision of holding pubic hearingat divisional headquarters level on Friday. The first one was held for Kota division and soon the COM will hold such hearing at other places.CM ADDRESSES MANDAL HEADSDaily 15-kilometre roads are being laid across the state daily, Rs12 crore are being spent on various water projects and this apart 773 houses are being constructed daily and some people are saying that no work is being done under BJP government. Each BJP worker is working for 12 hours, said CM Vasundhara Raje while addressing a workshop of BJP mandal presidents on Friday.

Over 500 minors rescued in anti-human trafficking drive in Raj

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Over 500 minors forced to work at hotels, factories and engaged in begging have been rescued in Rajasthan’s Hadouti region during Operation Milap — a special drive by anti-human trafficking cell of the police. More than 50 of these children have been reunited with their families following the month-long drive which concluded on June 15, officials said. The Hadouti region consists of the districts of Bundi, Baran, Jhalawar and Kota. At least 336 children were rescued from various places in Kota during the drive, Superintendent of Police, Kota City, Anshuman Bhomia told reporters here. Of them, 237 were rescued from hotels, dhabas, messes, factories and shops, he said. 52 children, including 24 girls, between 5-12 years of age were rescued from begging, the SP said, adding 46 of them have been reunited with their respective families. 196 children belonged to Rajasthan, while others were from Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. A total of 39 cases have been lodged under the Juvenile Justice Act at various police stations of Kota and 58 people have been arrested during operation Milap, Bhomia said. In Jhalawar district, 89 children were rescued and 36 cases were registered. 37 children, including 15 girls, were those who had gone missing last year and were rescued during operation Milap, said Praveen Vyas, the in-charge of the anti-human trafficking cell, Jhalawar. In Bundi district, 75 children were rescued. Of them, five, including a girl who was found wandering in Indergarh area of the district about six months ago, have been reunited with their respective families, said Kaniz Fatima, the circle in-charge of the anti-human trafficking cell, Bundi. The family members of the girl rescued in Bundi were found in Madhya Pradesh and she was handed over to them, the CI said. Officials concerned in Baran district could not immediately respond to queries on the number of children rescued during operation Milap.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Minor charred to death as gas cylinder explodes in house

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>An eight-year-old girl was charred to death after a gas cylinder exploded at her house in a village in Bundi district this morning, police said. Pappu Bhatt (33), a daily wage labourer, was boiling milk on a gas stove in his single-room house in Dora village, while three of his children were playing nearby, when suddenly the domestic gas cylinder exploded causing heavy fire, they said. Deepika, the eldest of Bhatt’s three children, was close to the stove and got burnt alive in the incident, said Sampat Singh, SHO at Dabi police station, under whose jurisdiction the village falls. Bhatt, along with his two other children, somehow managed to escape from the flames with some burn injuries on his legs, Singh said. Bhatt’s wife was out in the neighbourhood when the incident occurred. The explosion’s impact was such that several household items in the house were reduced to ashes, while the room ceiling got cracked in the fire, the SHO said. Bhatt was undergoing treatment at Maharao Bheem Singh hospital at Kota, while his daughter’s body has been handed over to the family after post-mortem. Fire brigade had to be called from Bundi district headquarters and the flames could be doused after hour-long efforts, SHO Singh said. A police case has been lodged.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

107 children rescued in Kota under ‘Operation Muskan’

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>At least 107 children were rescued from four cities of Kota division within five days of Operation Milap a special drive by anti human trafficking cell of the Rajasthan police. The one-month-long special drive was kicked off on May 15. The drive aims at rescuing missing children, child labourers and minors engaged in begging. The highest numbers of child labourers were rescued from Kota city in the last five days, said Dharmraj, In-charge of Anti Human Trafficking Cell. Sixty children, including five girls, were rescued from different areas here, he said. One of the five girls was begging when she was rescued. The other children were rescued from Udoghnagar, Borekheda and Kunadhi areas where they were working at Dhabas, mechanic shops and bangle manufacturing units, the CI said. Six FIRs have been registered against the owners and proprietors of the firms where the children were forced to work, he said. The rescue children have been sent to various children shelter homes. “Some of the rescued children were sent back home with their parents,” told Bhupendra Singh, Coordinator of the Child Line here, an NGO said. Meanwhile, 25 child labourers, including one girl, were rescued Jhalawar city who were engaged in brick kilns and sweet shops, said Praveen Vyas, Circle In-charge, Anti Human Trafficking Cell Jhalawar. Seven of the 25 rescued children were missing, he said, adding five FIRs were lodged against the owners of the shops and brick kilns. In Bundi, 17 child labourers, including two girls, were rescued since May 15, said Kaniz Faitama, Circle In-charge, Anti Human Trafficking Cell, Bundi. Four FIRs were registered against the owners of the units where these children were forced to work, she said. The rescued girls were forced to work from early morning at 4 till 5 in the evening and were paid Rs 400 per day. In Baran, five children have been rescued in the last five days. Two FIRs have been lodged in this connection against the proprietors of the shop where they were working, an official said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Newly-wedded woman among two killed in road accident

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A newly-wedded woman was among the two persons who were killed here in a road accident in which 12 other people suffered injuries, police said today. The incident occurred yesterday evening after a tyre of the pickup van they were travelling in deflated suddenly, overturning the vehicle near Satoor village on national highway 52, they said. The bride, Anita Saini (24), and her maternal mother-in- law Laadbai (45) were killed in the accident, police said. The newly-wedded couple along with their family members were on their way to Ramdevera temple in Jaisalmer district. Their marriage was solemnised during a mass wedding ceremony of Mali community three days ago. 12 other people, including the bridegroom and six women, suffered injuries in the accident, said a policeman from Hindoli police station. One of the persons who was severely injured has been referred to Kota for further treatment, while others are admitted at the Bundi district government hospital, the police official said. The bodies were handed over to the family members after post-mortem this morning, the official added.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Pushed into flesh trade by parents,tribal women break shackles

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Come Saturday, it will be the dawn of a new life for Madhu and 20 other women from a tribal community that has been pushing its daughters into flesh trade under an age-old practice and not allowing them to get married. The women belong to Kanjar nomadic tribe, an ostracised and downtrodden community where the females are usually the sole bread earners. The girls are forced into prostitution by their parents who do not want them to get married. With changing times, the members of the tribe have taken to criminal activities like illicit liquor trade. The women are sold to brothels or pimps who make them work in dance bars in cities, police officials said. “I have been sold three times. I just want to get out of this hell and live a respectable life,” says a teary-eyed Madhu (name changed). Thanks to the efforts of local authorities, police and activists, 21 of these women now have the opportunity to change their lives. The women will tie the knot with youths from their community at a mass marriage ceremony on May 6 in their native place in Ramnagar village, about 10 kilometres away from Bundi district headquarter. Efforts are also on to make these women economically independent by enrolling them in various government schemes. Some of these girls were forced into prostitution here, while others have been rescued from different areas of Bundi and Swai Madhopur. They were sent to Woman Shelter Home in Kota, said Kaniz Fatima, an official at Anti Human Trafficking Cell here. According to Sunil Kumar Vishonai, Superintendent of Police, Bundi, awareness camps were organised by them where women from the community were convinced that they too can join the social mainstream. “These women, who had been pushed into flesh trade, submitted written consent for marriage to the district administration. Now 21 Kanjar ‘balas’ (girls) are set to be married at the ceremony at Ramnagar Kanjar Basti on May 6,” he said. During counselling, the women expressed their desire to lead a respectable life. They wanted to get married and gave a written consent for the same, Fatima said. Following this, police and district administration initiated efforts to organise a mass marriage ceremony for them. The men from the community, who will be tying the knot, are also glad to be part of the social change. “I am happy that I can now marry the girl I love. I had little hope of ever formally tying the knot with her and giving her the life she wanted,” said Randeep (name changed). Suman, who too will get married at the event, says she has made arrangements to rent a house far away from their tribal settlement. “I do not want my children to suffer as I have,” she said. A meeting presided by district collector Naresh Kumar Thakaral was held last month to arrange funds for the event and to gift household items to the couples, Fatima said. District collector Naresh Kumar Thakaral and Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar Vishnoi announced financial aid of Rs 15,000 and 11,000 respectively. Around 60 social organisations and individuals have contributed to the event, SP Vishonai said. Thakral has formed two separate committees to supervise the preparation for the marriage ceremony of these girls, Fatima said. Under the age-old tradition called ‘Chaari Pratha’, parents sometimes sell off their daughters for lakhs of rupees and even “mortgage” them for a specific period of time. “If a Kanjar girl gets married and becomes a wife, she is never forced into flesh trade,” Vishonai said. Those raising their voice against the custom used to incur the wrath of ‘panchs’ (elders) of the community who would impose heavy fines amounting to lakhs of rupees. Seeking to put an end to the practice, the district legal literacy cell and anti-human trafficking cell in Rajasthan’s Bundi district last year held a meeting with around 150 community members, including women and youths, from three Kanjar-dominated villages – Ramnagar, Shankarpura and Mohanpura.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

5 persons sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering guard

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Five persons, including a woman, were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here today for murdering a forest guard and severely beating another employee. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 6,000 on each of the five convicts and ordered officials to collect Rs 40,000 from each of them as compensation to the family of the deceased. District and Sessions Court judge Ashok Kumar Vyas sentenced Ramswroop Gujjar, his wife Kailesh Bai, Gurgaram Gujjar, Pappu Gujjar and Ganeshram Meghwal, all resident of Gopalpura of Bundi district, for murdering Shyar Singh and severely injuring Dhirendra Singh. Shayar was beaten to death with sticks and iron rods while Dhirendra was severely injured after they had found the accused indulging in illegal mining in forest area in Dabi village on April 17, 2013. A case under sections 147, 148, 332/149, 353/139 and 302/149 of IPC was lodged against the five in Dabi police station.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Doc, 2 women held for conducting pre-natal sex determination

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A doctor and two women touts were arrested in Bundi today by PCPNDT Bureau of Investigation teams for allegedly conducting pre-natal sex determination tests. Dr Abdul Rahim Ansari (41), a sonologist, along with two women touts, Rukmani Meghwal and Parwati, were arrested from a private ultrasonography centre at Khogate Road in Bundi, Naveen Jain, mission director of state medical and health and Pre-Conception and Pre Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) said in a release. A sonography machine along with some documents were also seized, he said. During investigation, it was found that Rukmani Devi, a nurse at Kota Heart Institute, used to send pregnant women to the ultrasonography centre along with Parwati Panchal, Jain said. The special team had been keeping an eye on the accused, all residents of Kota and were trying to arrest them. On the fifth attempt, two persons contacted the accused for pre-natal sex determination test. Of Rs 30,000 demanded by the accused, Rs 15,000 was paid in advance, the official said. Four teams led by Additional Superintendent of Police of PCPNDT Cell Raghuveer Singh carried out the raid at the centre and arrested the accused. The role of the proprietors of sonography centre Dr Juned and Idris are also being investigated, he said. With this, we have busted the biggest gang conducting illegal sex determination tests in Kota division, Jain said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Minor girl alleges rape by neighbour in Bundi

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A 14-year-old girl of Mali community was allegedly raped by a man in Bhajneri village in Bundi district, police said today. The minor along with her family complained to the police alleging that she was raped last evening by 30-year-old Suraj Nath, living in her neighbourhood, who offered her a ride while she was going out for some work, sub inspector of Dei police station Abdul Sayeed said. However, the rape is not confirmed yet as the medical examination report of the victim is to be received, he said. She alleged that last evening around 4 PM she was going to nearby fields when the accused on pretext of dropping her offered a lift and took her to some other area where he commited the misdeed, he said. Hearing the cries of the victim, a youth reached the spot but the accused managed to flee before that, Sayeed said. Based on the victim’s complaint, a case of rape under Section 376 (rape) of IPC and relevanr sections of the POSCO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act was lodged against Nath, the SI said. The statement of the victim before the magistrate would be recorded later today, Sayeed said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Cold wave continues in Rajasthan

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Cold wave condition and fog cover continued to affect isolated places in Rajasthan due to North-easterly wind circulation. Dense fog cover was witnessed in Pilani and Churu whereas Jaipur witnessed smog. Humidity level in Pilani, Chhittorgarh and Churu was recorded at 100 per cent. According to MeT department, minimum temperature of 4.4 degrees Celsius was recorded in hill station Mount Abu followed by 7 in Phalodi and Sikar, 7.7 in Sriganganagar, 7.8 in Bhilwara, 8 in Chittorgarh, 8.1 in Churu, 8.2 in Pilani, 8.5 in Bikaner, 8.7 in Banasthani, 9.6 degrees Celsius each in Ajmer and Bundi. Temperature in other districts remained between 10.2 to 11.8 degrees Celsius respectively.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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