The play sought to highlight the suffering of undertrials and inmates while dealing with delayed court hearings, ‘harassment’ and rejection by families. To drive home the stark reality of a prison stint, the play had no background score
The prison will soon have two art galleries set up by the Akademi. Lalit Kala administrator CS Krisna Setty said, “Initially, Tihar authorities only wanted a workshop. But when I visited the jail, I proposed two galleries and a film screening facility.
The Special Court stated that from the perusal of records, it appeared that the accused and their company were taking “payments” without having “requisite approvals” from government authorities for the purpose of construction of a residential colony.
A Delhi court had last year acquitted Bawana of the charge of trying to kill a policemen in a 2015 shootout. The court, however, held him guilty of possessing illegal arms. Earlier in June, the alleged IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal had also filed a plea in court alleging human rights violations.
Bhatkal alleged he is being denied “proper medical attention” and cooked food, especially during Ramzan
Chautala appeared for the Class XII exam conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) at the centre set up for prisoners at Tihar Jail, where he is lodged.
Saxena said that besides beekeeping, inmates will also be taught how to make detergents, soaps, handmade paper and incense.
Yadav had spent four days in jail from December 3 to 6 in 2013, after which a division bench of the high court had suspended the sentence on his appeal.
Subhash Chandra, special secretary in the home department, has been appointed special commissioner, employment.
Facing life term in Egypt, he was arrested on a red corner notice
“During the frisking, the officials of Tamil Nadu Special Police deployed in Tihar found 30 gram of marijuana and 150 gram of Hashish in his possession,” said the officer.
Sources said Kumar had been lodged in Tihar since February 18. He had married a woman against the wishes of his family nearly eight months ago.
As per protocol, the 3rd Battalion gets the list of undertrials a day before they are to be produced in court.
The incident took place Saturday afternoon as the van crossed a school in Hauz Khas.
The jail van, carrying 50 prisoners from Tihar jail no. 7 and 8, was being guarded by eight policemen.