Meant as a tribute to the Indian Army, the pandal highlights the ongoing conflict between the Indian armed forces and the people in the Kashmir valley. A signage placed in front of Ganesha reads “Indian Army” and one placed in front of the jeep says, “Kashmiri stone pelter”.
According to Vadodara Deputy Commissioner of Police Saroj Kumari, who is the brainchild behind it, the initiative is now being adopted at multiple places, with Narmada being the first to send their personnel for training.
Founder of Lakshya Trust and India’s only openly gay prince, Manvendrasinh Gohil, too was a part of the celebration that burst after the Supreme Court announced its historic verdict decriminalising gay sex.
An internal inspection earlier this year had revealed some discrepancies in the sanction and repayment of loans, following which NABARD and RBI had directed all banks to follow the procedures without any lapses.
From 6,299 cusecs that flowed out against 3,320 cusecs inflow on Wednesday, the dam authorities reduced the outflow to 2,761 cusecs on Thursday when the inflow was 3,743 cusecs. On Friday, the level of water in the dam was 110.95 metres
“Now will everybody say a sentence in English?”, the teacher asked. A few students said “Yes”. The teacher then translated the question in Hindi and asked again. Most students then responded in Gujarati — “Yes we will!”
The CFC project initiated by the Commissioner of Vadodara Police, Manoj Sashidhar, will be the first point of interaction between the citizen and the police, where they will be guided on whom to approach and how to lodge a complaint.
For the last five days, more than 2,000 lawyers have stalled their daily work and have been sitting outside the court premises to protest against the lack of adequate space for them at the new district court built at a cost of Rs 141 crore.