On Tuesday, members from the state SC/ST commission visited the temple in Arvi where the incident took place, and the Wardha civil hospital where the eight-year-old boy remains admitted with burn injuries.
During the trial, Gurcharan Singh Pherurai told the court that he used his official residence’s address for the issuance of arms licenses to his close relatives as he had a threat perception and his relatives used to guard him.
On learning that Sonal Desai from SMC Ward no. 15 (Puna North) and Kantaben Vakodikar from SMC Ward no 24 (Limbayat Udhna), had campaigned for the BJP, Surat Congress president Babubhai Rayka first collected evidence against them and later summoned them, seeking an explanation, but they failed to turn up.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday after holding a high-level meeting with top officials to review the availability of water in the state, Vijay Rupani said he had called the press meet to prevent misinformation from being spread.