That’s how sane people in a democratic country should ideally work. When someone is given the license to bend the law & order, they get a kick. 4th January 2018, Underdog, wordsmith by profession, philanthropist by compassion, strongman, probably super human being & above all the BIG DADDY FOR ALL ANIMALS ON EARTH. The centre has been asked to give its response within three weeks. Every case should be dealt at a fast track court and culprits doesn’t matter how big or small they are should be hanged till death. So a defendant could not be tried on the same charges following a legitimate acquittal or conviction. Every business, big or small is affected by so called Bandhs. Change ). I don’t want to talk about the history of Bhima Koregaon battle of 1818. ( Log Out /  I am sure 7 out of 10 boys wouldn’t be having an answer to any of my questions because most of them who take on the streets are simply promised a bottle of cheap alcohol and chicken biryani by their lower level netas. On the global backdrop of development it makes our country look as backward as the era when women were sacrificed in the name of Sati. Either our elected neta is not aware of the repercussions of calling a Bandh, or probably being in power has given him so much high that our lives no longer hold any value whatsoever. 700 crores to the state of Maharashtra. On 23 March, 1931, Bhagat Singh along with his associates Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru were hanged to death for t... Centre Asked To Consider Less Painful Death Than Hanging, India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 6, 2017. The Bhima Koregaon Violence and the subsequent Bandh goes in to show that when whole world entered into 2018, Maharashtra entered into 1818. Bhagat Singh, Rajguru And Sukhdev's Death Anniversary: Twitter Honours The Martyrs, Offbeat | Written By Meghna Nijhawan | Thursday March 23, 2017. ( Log Out /  The central government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that death by hanging is not as "barbaric, inhuman and cruel" as an execution by firing squad or lethal injection. This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics, Make sure all words are spelled correctly. If we evaluate the two, the amount of loss incurred in the event of a Bandh is far nastier. I want to ask one question to our prominent lawmakers and more importantly to the Prime Minister of India – Why don’t we make it a punishable offence for people who call for such kind of Bandhs in our country? Even if we try to make a logical sense of this sentence, that a person be hanged (without mentioning the death part), it’s very well understood that he be killed but the law is followed as it’s written. Bhagat Singh was a socialist revolutionary and freedom fighter who was executed at the age of 23 for his dramatic violence against the British rule. Okay, some clashes broke out between two parties over a historic battle fought in 1818. I’m sure when Westerners see shameful pictures of Bandh, they must be saying, “Really! No, and death from hanging needn’t be the aim. But I am curious to meet some Dalit teenagers who participated in the protests and displayed violent actions on the day of the Bandh. In this case, … The phrase "to be hanged till death" was under scrutiny in the Supreme Court today as it took up a petition that calls for less painful and "more dignified" ways of death. While awarding a death sentence, the Courts in India clearly specifies that the convict is ” to be hanged by the neck till death”. Pregnant woman allegedly hanged to death by husband, in-laws, Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 16, 2013. Hanging To Death Not As Inhuman As Lethal Injection: Government To Supreme Court, India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 25, 2018. Actually, 'till death' had been inserted after, in a case where a freedom fighter (pre independence war against British) was ordered to be hanged by … In a ‘general strike,’ the union and the organisation usually put an end to their differences and solve their problems amicably. And let’s not forget participating hooligans who succeed in staging a bandh get motivated to take up crime. These are certainly not signs of a progressive country. A pregnant woman, wife of a Delhi Police constable, was allegedly hanged to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry demand, police said today. If the laws don't clarify till death, the words could very well mean that he should be hanged by his neck for a period of time but not until he dies. In my second set of question, I would be curious to ask them about the objectives of leaders who called for a Bandh. Is this how the law and order of my country is managed where I pay a hefty tax? So, what is the punishment for the offender who called for a Bandh? On the day of the convict’s execution, as soon as he was hung, Nehru sent men to hold on to his leg and rescued him. Who takes the onus of medical casualties during a Bandh? The amount of loss incurred in a single Bandh is much higher than collective crimes committed by a serial offender who is entitled for a death sentence. 86 years later, the country still remembers the sacrifice of martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.PM Modi paid his tribute to the revolutionaries and said the nation will never forget their sacrifice. The sentence did not say “hang him until death”. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Fifteen-year-old boy studying in class X committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan at his home on Sunday. I fail to understand the motive behind this bandh called by Prakash Ambedkar, the great grandson of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. ‘A General Strike is a form of demonstration or a pressure tactic used by unions and groups by denying their services to a corporation or an establishment in order to fulfil some of their demands often unreasonable.’. If yes, then please don’t hesitate to share this article. And in the event of a death who is taking accountability of the loss? In a freak incident, a middle-aged man got entwined with TV cable wires in his neck and died while he was trying to escape from the public by jumping from terrace to terrace in the city today. Most of these boys jobless youths who anyways don’t have any better things to do in their lives. "Unlike Us, She Should Get Justice Soon": Nirbhaya's Mother On Vet's Rape, India News | Edited by Shylaja Varma | Monday December 2, 2019. The Bhima Koregaon Violence and the subsequent Bandh goes in to show that when whole world entered into 2018, Maharashtra entered into 1818. 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Asha Devi, mother of 2012 Delhi rape & murder victim: I welcome Delhi government's decision to recommend rejection of mercy petition of one of the convicts in the case. Cities | Devendra T Goregaonkar, DNA | Wednesday November 10, 2010. It’s high time for our Supreme Court to come hard against such stupid practices that only exists in our country. The phrase "to be hanged till death" was under scrutiny in the Supreme Court today as it took up a petition that calls for less painful and "more dignified" ways of death… Now let’s look into the definition of a general strike. I feel ashamed, when I see a gang of people from slums take on the streets, threaten general public & shopkeepers and their body language gives an impression that on this day of Bandh, they have got the license to even kill people. I don’t know if you agree to my viewpoints. Hung is preferred, at least by people who make a distinction, in almost every circumstance. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. According to the police, the incident took place at CP Talao area in Wagle Estate in Thane. So talking about punishment, any offender is who calling for a Bandh should be given a capital punishment. The day they were executed is celebrated as Martyrs' Day throughout the country. At then, I feel sick to call myself an Indian. No violence or bloodshed is generally observed. A bandh results into damage of private & public properties, economic loss to government & businesses and in extreme scenarios, it also costs the lives of innocent people. The magistrate ordered the young man to be hanged in public. And why not? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Why? View all posts by abhishekbhowmick. Because an unnamed person will be doing the actual hanging and the victim will just be the passive recipient of the hanging action. Instances like nobody to drive the ambulance, doctor couldn’t make it to the hospital or medical supplies couldn’t reach due to bandh are some of the very valid reasons we get to hear when a critical patient is denied treatment due to such politically motivated bandhs. A 55-year-old man who had raped and stoned to death a four-year-old girl will be hanged to death, the Supreme Court said today, dismissing the convict's review petition. 'Extreme Depravity': Man Who Raped, Killed 4-Year-Old Will Hang, Says Court, India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 3, 2017. If yes: Why ?If no: Why not ? According to a report in The Tribune, it was Motilal Nehru, an eminent lawyer and the legendary father of Jawahar Lal Nehru, who brilliantly played with the words of the law while defending his client who was charged with blowing up a British officer’s horse carriage. ( Log Out /  Has India given so much power to a resident who can dictate terms, harm the economy of the country and affect the lives of general public?” To put things into perspective, let’s first understand why it is so easy to stage a Bandh in India? Bandhs are finally backed by our political bodies. He who Calls for a Bandh, Should be Hanged till Death If you’re an educated resident in the state of Maharashtra, you would regret the way we started our New Year 2018. Written by Abhishek Bhowmick Are you Rebel Enough to Save the Plastic Cow? - Q: Should the juvenile involved in the brutal Delhi Gang Rape Case be hanged till death? Our judiciary system never felt the need to introduce any kind of laws that can punish these culprits who come from affluent political backgrounds. Just nothing. Hooliganism gets rampant on the streets giving little to no respect to our police or security forces. It was on March 23, 1931, three young freedom fighters were hanged to death in the Lahore Central Jail. He will be hanged until death. Is this the glory picture Westerners see about us on the internet before planning to tour India? In the event of a ‘Bandh,’ things are imposed on the general public, whereas in a ‘general strike’ a sort of a tactical pressure is imposed on the governing body. Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev opined that self-styled godmen or 'Babas' involved in illegal activities should be hanged to death for violating the limits of their work.