Stories By 'SHIVA PURI'
Mayor of Katahariya Municipality, in Rautahat district, Siyaram Kushwaha, who was sentenced to life imprisonment on a murder charge, arrived in his hometown in a chartered helicopter on Saturday, after the Supreme Court (SC) acquitted him.
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A little over two years ago, Suraj Mali got married. He was 10.Today, when asked about his wife, Mali cannot summon up an answer. He doesn’t even know her name. He says that his father made him marry the girl without his consent. Like most people from the Dome community in the region, Mali has never been to school.
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Twenty-five Musahar families at Chetnagar in Chandrapur Municipality-9, Rautahat, have been taking shelter in roofless homes after their houses, which were getting constructed under the People’s Housing Programme (PHP), were left incomplete around seven months ago.
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The Rautahat District Court has remanded CK Raut, coordinator of the Free Madhes Campaign, to judicial custody.
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A 17-year-old girl was raped at Gujra Municipality in Rautahat district on early Monday morning.
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Pappu Construction, a construction company notorious for grabbing a large number of projects but not completing them on time, on Monday provided ‘relief amount’ to the families of the deceased of Rautahat boat tragedy apparently to cover the incident.
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