Talwars break down, give each other a hug
13-year-old daughter Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj Banjade.
The dentist couple, in jail since 2013, broke down in their cells at Dasna jail in Ghaziabad as soon as DR Maurya, superintendent of jail, broke the news. The couple is likely to be released on Friday.
According to Maurya, the couple could not contain happiness after learning of the verdict. He said that they are very happy and have got justice, adding that they had been stressed all day long ahead of the judgement.
According to authorities, the couple was anxiously waiting for the judgement.
Nupur was reading a religious book at 2 pm when the verdict was anticipated. On the other hand, Rajesh attended to an inmate at the jail hospital.
Belying speculations, the Election Commission on Thursday announced elections only for Himachal Pradesh, holding back Gujarat’s schedule for a later date.
A single-phase election will be held for the 68 Assembly constituencies of Himachal Pradesh on November 9; counting of votes will be done on December 18, Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti said. “This is to ensure that the voting pattern of one state does not affect the other... polling in Gujarat will be held before December 18 (when Himachal results are announced),” Joti said.
The term of the 182-member Gujarat Assembly ends on January 22, while the term of the 68-member Himachal Pradesh assembly ends on January 7. Asked if the announcement of Gujarat polls has been delayed due to PM’s rally, Joti said, “That is not a factor at all.”