Actor Shah Rukh Khan has again showered his love towards his fans by singing a song with acid attack survivors in a virtual meet hosted by Meer Foundation. Ahead of the surgeries scheduled for victims, SRK had a virtual interaction to boost up their confidence, where he sung his chartbuster ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ title track. He also congratulated those victims who have become mothers, pregnant or got engaged recently.… read-more
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UP’s Agra-based 28-year-old Devendra Rajput succumbed to severe burn injuries after his girlfriend Sonam threw acid on him on March 25. The woman reportedly burned his boyfriend after calling him early from work on the pretext of fixing a ceiling fan. As per reports, the couple were staying together in a rented house in Khandari area and the woman was angry as Devendra's family had arranged his marriage elsewhere.
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Aiming to empower the acid-attack survivors, the Laxmi Foundation NGO organized an exhibition ‘Mitti Handprints’ in national capital Delhi. Over 100 of survivors-turned-artists, gathered at the exhibition showed their skills creating artistic things. Manisha Prajapati, one among the survivors said such exhibitions will help us improve our skills and further fetch livelihood for them. Laxmi Agarwal, the founder of NGO stated that they hope to… read-more
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To curb out crime against women and children, on December 15 Maharashtra government drafted a bill 'Shakti' to the joint committee, house of the state legislature. According to the bill, strict punishment like death penalty can be charged with fines up to Rs.10 lakh for crime like, rape, acid attack or derogatory comment over women or children. 'Shakti' will furnish investigation in 15 days and completion of trial within 30 days of the… read-more
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Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district police on October 13 arrested the accused who allegedly threw acid on three minor Dalit sisters, after a gunfight. Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mahendra Kumar informed that a search operation was launched and the accused, identified as Ashish, was found in the Huzurpur area. Reportedly, Ashish attacked… read-more
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In the early hours of October 13, three minor Dalit sisters were attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda. According to reports, the 17-year-old eldest sister sustained 35% burn injuries while the other two aged 12 and 8 got 25% and 5% respectively. Reportedly, the crime took place when the three sisters were sleeping on the terrace in their residence. Further investigation is underway and there have been no arrests yet.
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