NCW takes cognisance of viral video exhibiting Rajasthan police manhandling widows of 2019 Pulwama assault martyrs5 min read
The impasse between the Congress-led Rajasthan authorities and the widows of Pulwama martyrs, which entered its fifth day as we speak, has turned murkier. The National Commission for Women (NCW) Thursday (March 9) took cognisance of the video that went viral on social media on March 4, exhibiting Rajasthan cops, working on the behest of the Congress govt, assaulting the widows of 2019 Pulwama assault martyrs.
Taking to Twitter, NCW wrote that it has taken cognizance and Chairman Rekha Sharma has written to DGP Rajasthan to personally examine the case. The NCW has additionally directed the DGP to provoke an investigation into the ladies’s complaints of harassment and assault in opposition to cops. It has additionally directed the police to submit an in depth ATR to them.
@NCWIndia has taken cognizance. Chairperson @sharmarekha has written to DGP Rajasthan to personally look into the matter and conduct an inquiry into allegations of mistreatment and assault levelled by the ladies in opposition to police officers. Detailed ATR have to be apprised to NCW. https://t.co/NjE89AnoOF
— NCW (@NCWIndia) March 9, 2023
The video which was broadly shared on Twitter was first shared by BJP Rajya Sabha member Kirori Lal Meena on March 4. The BJP chief, notably, has been on the forefront to assist the widows of the Pulwama martyrs to get their due compensation promised by the Congress govt in Rajasthan. He had accompanied the widows of the 2019 Pulwama assault martyrs to the protest website.
In the video, an enormous group of Rajasthan police, largely feminine officers, could be seen manhandling and dragging three ladies protesting in opposition to the unfulfilled guarantees made by the Ashok Gehlot Govt. The cops first requested the ladies sitting in protest to maneuver to 1 nook of the road. The cops then forcefully dragged and picked up the protestors and threw them in a police van, whereas the ladies continued to withstand and protest.
आज तीनों वीरांगनाओं के साथ राज्यपाल महोदय @KalrajMishra जी को ज्ञापन देने राजभवन गया था। ज्ञापन सौंपने के बाद वीरांगनाएं मुख्यमंत्री जी से मिलने के लिए मुख्यमंत्री आवास की ओर पहुँची तो पुलिस ने उनके साथ अभद्रता व मारपीट की।
— Dr.Kirodi Lal Meena (@DrKirodilalBJP) March 4, 2023
According to reviews, the ladies had been protesting in opposition to the unfulfilled guarantees on a part of the state authorities and had been on their technique to meet CM Ashok Gehlot after they had been dragged and thrashed by Rajasthan cops. Reports stated that some ladies protesters had been injured throughout the face-off whereas a couple of of them had fallen sick.
‘Beaten, stripped and pricked with a pin’: Manju Jat, the spouse of Rohitash Lamba, who died within the Pulwama terror assault narrates her ordeal
Manju Jat, the spouse of Rohitash Lamba, who died within the Pulwama terror assault, was injured in police motion and was taken to hospital. In a subsequent video that went viral, she could possibly be seen crying and explaining how they had been manhandled and thrashed by the Rajasthan cops. “Why were we attacked? We were there to raise our demands,” she broke down.
वीडियो में बिलखती हुई वीरांगना को देखिए, यह देशसेवा में प्राणों की आहुति देने वाले स्वर्गीय रोहिताश लांबा जी की पत्नी श्रीमती मंजू जाट हैं, जो पुलिस की बर्बर पिटाई के बाद SMS अस्पताल में भर्ती है। अब आप आंखों को नम करके सोचिए कि प्रदेश में सत्ता में कैसे पत्थर-दिल लोग बैठे हैं! pic.twitter.com/Q5gso5pppT
— Dr.Kirodi Lal Meena (@DrKirodilalBJP) March 4, 2023
Manju Jat additionally wrote to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot alleging that the police beat her up, stripped her garments and even pricked her with a pin. She alleged that the police threw her as if she was a gunny bag when she was going to satisfy the Chief Minister.
“Unable to bear the torture by the police, I am on an infinite hunger strike since March 4 and the Chief Minister will be responsible if something happens to me,” she stated.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra has additionally written to Ashok Gehlot, asking him to look into the matter. Mishra stated that the 4 conflict widows have despatched a letter to him searching for permission for euthanasia, as he urged the Chief Minister to make sure that the suitable motion is taken.
Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has shared a video of CRPF jawan Rohitash Lamba’s widow Manju, saying that Gehlot ought to cease this ‘dictator-like’ behaviour.
शहीद रोहिताश लंबा जी की वीरांगना श्रीमती मंजू जाट ने सीएम को लिखे पत्र में बताया है कि पुलिस ने उन्हें पीटा, कपड़े उतारे और आलपिन चुभाई।
वहीं सीएम साहब जरूरी कदम उठाने के बजाय ट्विटर में वीरांगना को गलत ठहराने के बयान जारी कर रहे हैं।#नहीं_संभलता_तो_छोड़_दो pic.twitter.com/RlLVLpftys
— Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (@gssjodhpur) March 8, 2023
Referring to Manju’s allegations of police brutality, Shekhawat stated that as an alternative of taking the required motion, the Chief Minister is issuing statements on Twitter responsible her. “The government should break the fast of the widows of Pulwama martyrs. Gehlot ji, this dictatorship will not work,” Shekhawat stated.
Meanwhile, a four-member BJP delegation on Wednesday met Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra and sought his intervention in fulfilling the calls for of the widows of three CRPF jawans martyred within the 2019 Pulwama terror assault.
The delegation was led by Deputy Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathore and included former minister Arun Chaturvedi and MLAs Ashok Lahoti and Ramlal Sharma.
वीरांगनाओं की मांगों पर राज्यपाल ने सीएम को लिखी चिट्ठी: बीजपी नेताओं ने गवर्नर को ज्ञापन दिया;किरोड़ी बोले-सरकार का आचरण थूककर चाटने जैसा https://t.co/2yhvHcH9nE @DrKirodilalBJP@Rajendra4BJP @ramlalsharmabjp @AshokLahotyBJP pic.twitter.com/r0MfJB723X
— Goverdhan Chaudhary (@Goverdhan__) March 8, 2023
Submitting a memorandum to Mishra, the delegation sought his intervention within the matter. Later, the governor wrote to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and requested him to resolve the problem after contemplating the principles.
The wives of the three slain forces personnel had earlier staged a dharna on the Shahid Smarak over the non-fulfilment of guarantees that the state authorities made to them after the assault.
“When my husband became a shaheed (martyr), the ministers who visited us, the media, we all saw them praising him. We thought that we will send our children too to fight for our country. But with folded hands, we say that we will not send our kids…Nobody is with us today. The government doesn’t listen to us, instead uses police to disperse us. Why do they call us Veerangana when our voices are not heard,” Manju advised Indian Express on March 3.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot accuses BJP of utilizing Pulwama martyrs’ wives for political mileage
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday focused the BJP, saying a few of its leaders had been disrespecting the widows of martyrs and utilizing them to realize political mileage.
Without straight naming BJP Rajya Sabha MP Kirodi Lal Meena, who has been sitting on a dharna with the widows of the martyrs, Gehlot stated in a press release, “Some BJP leaders are disrespecting the wives of the martyrs by using them to gain political mileage. This has never been the tradition in Rajasthan. I condemn it.”
The widows’ calls for embody putting in statues of the slain jawans, giving jobs to their relations on compassionate grounds and development of roads of their villages.
Pulwama terror assault
On February 14, 2019, a convoy of autos carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel to Srinagar through National Highway 44 got here below a suicide bombing assault.
22-year-old Adil Ahmad Dar, a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist from Kakapora in Jammu and Kashmir, rammed his explosive-laden car right into a bus carrying the CRPF personnel. 40 jawans had been martyred within the assault.