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5-yr-old Bundi girl rescued from khap's wrath

DNJAI90907 | 7/12/2018 | Author : Rajiv Saxena | WC :472 | City-Jaipur



Jaipur: She is just five years old who had taken her first step in formal education by getting enrolled in Class 1 of the government primary school in Haripura village. Yet, a whole bunch of superstitious village heads didn't once flinch while passing a diktat punishing her for accidentally destroying the eggs of Sandpiper bird which the locals call Titahari.
The Hindoli police on Wednesday prepped by the local administration rescued the little one from the punishment by village heads in Bundi. The minor girl, while at school on July 2, accidentally destroyed the eggs laid by a sandpiper bird after consuming milk served to school children under state government launched Annapurna Milk scheme.
The locals believe the
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