While the Gujarat High Court had only asked Hardik Patel to stay outside the state for six months, the 23-year-old Patidar leader alleges he is being prevented from going out of the house in Udaipur, which is hosting him. The police claim to be following the court order, but Patel points out that while externing him from Gujarat, the court had not sentenced him to ‘house arrest’.
An Annual Taste Of Freedom
Besides India and Pakistan, Nagaland too celebrated its ‘Independence Day’, as it does every year at the NSCN(I-M)’s Hebron camp. This time, the insurgents’ ‘home minister’ reiterated their framework agreement with New Delhi last year recognised Naga sovereignty. No rebuttal came from the MHA, presumably too busy dealing with the crisis in Kashmir.