"The video that has gone viral on social media shows the two women and the girl holding a cobra and two non-venomous snakes while performing traditional garba dance during the recently-concluded Navratri festival," Deputy Conservator of Forests, Junagadh, Sunil Berwal, said.
Since the launch of EVP in September 2019, the maximum number of voters who used it to verify their details on the electoral rolls in Gujarat are from the district of Tapi in South Gujarat where 32 per cent of voters have self-authenticated themselves.
The three suspects were identified as Ravindra Gamit, Ilesh Gamit, and Jitubhai Gamit, all residents of Dhanmoli village in Songadh taluka of Tapi district. In his statement, the forester also mentioned that he had received a threat call from Jitubhai Gamit on October 9.
Firefighters responded to the emergency call and fire tenders rushed to the spot. Chief fire officer Bikhabhai Theba himself was leading the firefighting operation when some barrels of a chemical naphtha lying in the factory exploded.
“Collector warned us not to continue with our agitation,” Arvind Chaudhary who was at the Majur Adhikaar Manch office in the city with three of his colleagues from Subir taluka of Dang district told mediapersons.
According to the notification, all police officials have been asked to check listed bootleggers and gamblers in their respective areas and raid illicit liquor and gambling dens, which were active in the past or are active in present.
A notification of the state’s law department, dated September 18, said every district would now have a special court to expedite POCSO cases. The decision was taken by the High Court of Gujarat after discussion with the state government.