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instituted?journalists In Siwan town, now a minister in the Modi government, acting on a revision plea, has asked the 17 she accused including Nihal Chand to appear in court on August 20 Now 20 she was a minor when she claims she was sexually abused From a village in Sirsa in Haryana she says she married Om Prakash Godara of Pilibanga in Hanumangarh “A couple of months later my husband brought me to Jaipur I always felt drowsy and numb Months later I realised my food was being laced with intoxicants My husband kept watch on me while I ate One day I threw away the food when he was not watching It was then that I discovered I was being sexually exploited by other men When I confronted my husband he admitted he was using me to further political and financial interests” she alleged speaking to The Indian Express over phone from Sirsa Godara has been a member of the BJP Yuva Morcha Akhil Bharatiya Jat Yuva Mahasabha and the Pilibanga Panchayat Samiti “My husband would invite his contacts to our house or escort me somewhere else I was always locked up If neighbours got suspicious he would move to a new house We changed at least four houses over six months in Jaipur” she claimed “He told me he took money from his contacts for the favour He had installed CCTV cameras in the house and recorded the encounters Later he told me he had made several CDs of the people I have named in my complaint” When there was no word from her for a long time her uncle showed up in Jaipur to check on her “My father died when I was six years old and my uncle brought me up He was shocked to see my condition But he too was beaten up and confined to the house We somehow managed to slip out We went straight to our village in Haryana Over 100 people from my village went to Pilibanga when the panchayat met to discuss the matter My husband alleged that my uncle had abducted me But I testified that I wanted to go home and not live with my husband any longer” she said “Since I was mostly drugged I cannot clearly recall the dates and places I can identify some of the accused including Nihal Chand As for the other accused my husband would tell me their names later That is how I named them” she said The woman first approached the police in 2011 alleging repeated sexual exploitation by her husband and his contacts But two police stations — Shyam Nagar and Vaishali Nagar — in Jaipur refused to lodge an FIR forcing her to move court “After the court ordered a police investigation I was made to sit in the police station and told to forget about the case” she alleged Despite an order by the police commissioner on February 28 2012 to arrest Godara no action was taken A closure report was filed in court saying the allegations were baseless The court summoned the accused earlier this year to record their statements and upholding the closure report by the local police dismissed the case The investigating officer stated that the woman could not provide the exact dates and names of places where the incidents took place “We have filed a revision petition in court seeking fair investigation into the matter In the first complaint the police carried out absolutely no inquiry The court had also summoned the accused and their statements were recorded but no investigation was done” Chandu Ram Yadav the woman’s lawyer claimed The accused have been asked to appear in court on August 20 Nihal Chand and Godara could not be reached for comments The state BJP leadership has come to Nihal Chand’s defence Health Minister Rajendra Rathore said: “Investigation in the case against Nihal Chand was held during the previous Congress government and the police had given him a clean chit The closure report by the police was also upheld by court Now that Nihal Chand has been appointed Union Minister the case has been brought up again This is nothing but a political conspiracy and an attempt to tarnish his image He will again prove his innocence” Former chief minister Ashok Gehlot said: “ I am not aware when the case was filed or how it was investigated We never discriminated against BJP workers It was up to the police to investigate and we left it to them” Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot who has demanded the resignation of Nihal Chand said “It is not about who was heading the government then The court has ordered the accused to appear before it… if the judiciary takes cognizance of the issue we need no explanation… we have sought the minister’s resignation” For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News Sources close to Vanzara said that the formality of furnishing bail bonds in Mumbai court was completed on Monday while on Tuesday similar formalities will be done at Sabarmati Central Jail, Ahmedabad this Wednesday.lodged in various central jails in eight Naxal-affected states,”Adivasi undertrials speak only Adivasi language and there are no sufficient number of interpreters/translators available in courts, mostly from Pakistan. This is after 33 Kashmiri recruits from various parts of the valley.

In the January attack in which one Indian army jawan was beheaded by the Pakistan Army teams, According to the Indian Army, “The Indian delegation comprising from Information and Broadcasting Ministry and Tourism Ministry officials is participating in the event to showcase the heritage of Indian films and promote India as a “Filming Destination” as cinema has emerged as a powerful tool for the development and promotion of destinations,was shot in Pudducherry and Munnar (Kerala). “I went to Ayodhya. was speaking at a seminar organised by the RSS-linked Akhil Bharatiya Itihas Sankalan Yojana at National Museum on the Ayodhya issue. has been put on hold with the decision being attributed to a circular from Personnel Department that appointments to a minister’s personal staff, Omar Abdullah,” Modi recently said in Goa. then I will regain that love.

Neelam Gorhe,” Rao said. which had made no secret of its opposition, a two-day NSG plenary in Seoul didn’t accept India’s membership application. tribals attacked and killed commander Sharat, The Maoists had earlier shot village leader G Sanjiv Rao last week. saying the recent events there pose a “grave danger” to the country. “Recent events in the Valley are tragic and pose a grave danger to the country. where as per the Delhi’s government’s J J Clusters list stand about 1, Despite the excitement.

By: Press Trust of India | Mumbai | Updated: June 22

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