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The girl, The court allowed his plea. It can go up to 400-500. people here sent a strong message of brotherhood, Sangram had been looking forward to going to Cuttack to collect his lawyers’ licence from the Bar Council of India office. Twenty plainclothed but armed policemen had picked him up from a busy street and shoved him into a waiting vehicle Four hours later parading him before the media in Mohana in Gajapati district 60 km away police had dubbed Sangram a “logistics manager” for the Maoists “I was asked to sign several papers at gunpoint I was sitting there when I saw on TV the news of my arrest and the seizure of two US-made automatic pistols Maoist literature ammunition food materials cellphone sets and around Rs 16500 cash from me” says Sangram Over the following months one case after another was slapped against him He started a hunger strike and broke his fast only on the persuasion of Pyari Mohan Mohapatra the aide-turned-bete noire of CM Naveen Patnaik Sangram’s supporters believe he was arrested because of his decision to join Mohapatra’s party He was picked up within five days of it Geetanjali Mohanty ran pillar to post to secure the release of son Sangram and Dandapani “Each day seemed like years” she says On January 27 this year Sangram finally walked out of Berhampur jail after being granted bail by the Supreme Court in eight cases However the moment he stepped out the Orissa Police rearrested him in two “pending” cases of 2011 His lawyer Dipak Patnaik says police will end up with egg on their faces as they had booked him under various sections of the UAPA without getting these vetted by a central committee as required Claiming that in most cases Sangram’s name appears as an afterthought Patnaik says “The cops knew they couldn’t hold Sangram beyond the period of the chargesheet and so they staggered the cases to keep him in jail They were so desperate they named him in five cases on February 6 2013 They picked old cases of Maoist violence in 2010 and 2011 got some villagers as witnesses and slapped fresh cases against him” The Orissa Police however insist Sangram has close links with jailed top Maoist Sabyasachi Panda Puri SP Ashis Singh who oversaw Sangram’s arrest says he was “very surprised” the 34-year-old had been given bail “While he was in Paralakhemundi jail in Gajapati police had seized CDs containing Maoist ideas and other such literature from his cell” says Singh A family friend of the Mohanty’s Choudhury Rajani Patro says Sangram paid the price for being Dandapani’s son harbouring political ambitions and joining the Odisha Jana Morcha of Pyari Mohapatra “Had he not protested against the oppression unleashed by the current BJD MLA from Sorada in Ganjam district the cops may have spared him” adds Patro who too was detained after Sangram’s arrest Sangram compares the Orissa Police’s actions to “tactics of the British government” “But neither my father nor I am going to be cowed down for fighting for people’s causes” he says He would make one change though Frustrated after his re-arrest last month Sangram had snapped the paita (sacred thread) he wore around his body He plans to put that back on “My grandmother would be mighty upset if I don’t” he says For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News “I’m afraid police will slap more cases against me.Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: April 16a 15-year-old girl committed suicide at her residence in Hisar.

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were allowed. At a meeting Monday,including the Chhapra-Anand Vihar Express.which is the hometown of the girl, (Source: Express photo) Related News A central team landed here on Tuesday to assess damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi,By: IANS | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: December 26 Currently, sources said. used for making bells. As the pulses mills and traders in Gulbarga.

The amendments would be suggested after talks with stakeholders. download Indian Express App More Related News For all the latest India News, In the last one month,National Disaster Relief Force teams have reached to rescue people, Ferozepur DC Manjit Narang said In MuktsarSpecial Principal Secretary K J S Cheemawhile visiting flood-affected areasformed a six-member team to take stock of the situation About 1500 acres in six villages have been affected in Muktsar In Abohar too fields have been submerged Meanwhilethough the irrigation department has spent Rs 50 crore to strengthen the Dhussi bundhif incessant rain continuesseepage may start from the bundh When contactedIrrigation Minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon said?ADC Charandev Singh Mann said,While from Harike headworks117 lakh cusecs of water has been released to the rivers1 lakh cusecs have come from Hussainiwala More water is expected to arrive but the villagers are not vacating their houses because majority of them are used to such kind of situations? he said.