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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri says Central Vista work is progressing on schedule despite rains and Omicron outbreak, tweeple say of course priorities

The Union housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri paid a visit to the Central Vista Avenue redevelopment project site on Monday, just days before the Republic Day parade at Rajpath. He claimed construction is proceeding on schedule.

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The Union housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri paid a visit to the Central Vista Avenue redevelopment project site on Monday, just days before the Republic Day parade at Rajpath. Despite recent unprecedented rainfall and the Omicron epidemic, he claimed construction is proceeding on schedule.

The Union Minister took to his Instagram to share pictures of Rajpath, that has also been recently developed. Rajpath comes under the Central Vista Avenue, and stretches from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate.

In the tweet, Hardeep Singh Puri mentioned that he visited the Central Vista Avenue to check up on the progress of the project. He added that the work has been progressing as per schedule, despite the current Omicron outbreak and the unprecedented rains.

There has been mixed reactions from citizens. Where some people appreciated the fast pace at which the work I s being done, many questioned the government’s priorities.

He also shared a video compilation on his Twitter handle. With the video, The Union Minister said that for facilities at Rajpath from India Gate to Vijay Chowk, the finishing touches are now being given. This is a part of the Central Vista Avenue project.

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also shared that the work has been continuously going on. Pathways are ready, and water bodies have gotten bridges as well. He also shared that only 25 trees were relocated, out of which, 3 are on Rajpath and 22 got relocated to NTPC Badarpur.

Previously, The Union Minister was asked about the effect of rains on the project. He informed that the record rainfall had cost the project a day or two at max.

Since the world has been hit with Covid-19, governments have been shivering to keep everything under control. Governments and economies worldwide have toppled, and are being rebuild after Covid-19’s impact. Amid such a crisis, there is a dire need for leaders to prioritise, but, when it comes to choosing between development of the country, and well-being of the civilians, what should be prioritised? Apparently, the former is the answer.

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Rape accused lynched in Bihar’s Katihar

The incident took place on Thursday near the Hasanganj police station area.

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Katihar rape

A 28-year-old man who was accused of rape was lynched in Bihar’s Katihar district.

The incident took place on Thursday near the Hasanganj police station area. The victim’s family nabbed 28-year-old Mohammad Sagir, who was accused of raping an 11-year-old minor, from the market area adjacent to Hasanganj.

The video of the incident is doing rounds on the internet wherein Sagir could be seen tied to a tree and mercilessly beaten up by the villagers with sticks.

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Reports further said that villagers thrashed him till his condition became critical following which the police reached the spot and rushed him to the local hospital where he was declared dead.

The victim’s family alleged that Sagir took the 11-year-old to a secluded place late at night and raped her.

Two separate police complaints have been registered from both parties and the rape victim’s family has fled from the area, reports stated.

A similar incident took place in Assam in August wherein a rape and murder accused was lynched by a mob for escaping from the court. The incident took place in Assam’s Lakhimpur district.

Reports said the police failed to reach the spot as the area was not easily accessible. Later, the police find the rape accused severely injured and tried to rescue him from the mob.

He was rushed to Dhakuakhana Civil Hospital where he was declared dead, reports said.

The accused Barua, along with two other accused, fled from the toilet of the Dhakuakhana Judicial Magistrate’s Court. He earlier escaped with handcuffs from the Covid-19 ward of a hospital and was rearrested after 2 days.

Reports said he was also injured during an encounter in September 2021.

Meanwhile, an AAP leader from Punjab was arrested on Thursday for molesting a minor girl in the Amritsar district.

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Punjab AAP leader arrested for molesting minor

In her complaint, the victim said the accused persons ripped off her clothes and sexually harassed her.

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Punjab AAP leader arrested for molesting

A Punjab Aam Aadmi Party leader was arrested for molesting a minor in Amritsar, Punjab on Thursday. Reports say the leader along with his friend molested a 15-year-old girl.

The incident took place in the Majitha area of Amritsar district and the accused have been identified as AAP leader Preetpal Singh Bal and his friend Rajbir Singh, reports further said.

Following the incident, the victim filed a police complaint and both accused were produced in the court. In her complaint, the victim said the accused persons ripped off her clothes and sexually harassed her.

The victim informed about her mother’s affair with a Senior Secondary school teacher Dharmendra Pal Singh Billa following which her mother left home along with her. Billa is friends with the AAP leader and he ripped off the victim’s clothes and harassed her in front of Preetpal Singh Bal, the reports stated.

After hearing both sides, the court sent the accused to 14 days of judicial custody.

In September, another AAP leader from Gujarat was arrested by the Gir Somnath Police for raping a 23-year-old woman.

Reports said the accused AAP leader Bhagu Vala was allegedly running a video-making agency in the name of Vishwa films. He lured the victim on the pretext to give her work as a model in an advertisement and asked her for a photoshoot.

On the pretext of a photoshoot, the accused called the victim to his flat and raped her.

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Men open fire at Hari Mandir after Shastra Puja on Dussehra in Bareilly, FIR registered

SP city Rahul Bhati said an FIR in the matter has been registered against an unknown person under section 336 (act to endanger life) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 30 Arms Act.

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Bareilly: People open fire at Hari Mandir after Shastra Puja on Dussehra, case filed

The Baradari Police Station has lodged an FIR against a BJP leader and unknown people for firing in the air after Shastra Puja on the occasion of Dussehra on Wednesday. The incident is reported from Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

In the video, a huge crowd of people can be seen at the Hari Mandir of the Model Town. After Shastri Puja was over, some residents opened fire and shot several rounds in the air as a celebratory firing. The whole incident is captured in the video. The video of the same is going viral on social media.

An FIR was registered in the matter on behalf of Sub-Inspector Vinay Kumar. According to Vinay Kumar, some people worshiped weapons on the occasion of the Dussehra festival at Hari Mandir behind Model Town.

The police said the probe to identify people is underway. SP city Rahul Bhati said an FIR in the matter has been registered against an unknown person under section 336 (act to endanger life) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 30 Arms Act.

It is alleged that this act of people comes under the purview of the Arms Act. Hence an FIR was registered against the unknown people on the basis of the viral video. The situation of panic is created among people after an FIR has been registered in this matter. There is a probability that all these people are associated with the Hindu organization. Some of them are also members of the political party.

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