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even after their release to attend to the inmates. There has to be a way out, he claimed For all the latest Lucknow News download Indian Express App More Related NewsMumbai | Published: April 4 2014 3:19 am Related News Sex workers in Mumbai’s oldest red light area Kamathipura are upbeat about casting their votes in the upcoming general election on April 24 While some of these women who say voting would “definitely” bring about a social change have received their voter identity cards others are eagerly awaiting them “Big people do not talk to us or hear us A few days ago there was politician who came waved at us and left” said Rekha Tamang 49 who has been living in the area for over 20 years After rummaging through her aluminum trunk she proudly flashed her voter identification card Like Rekha Seema Tamang who came to the city over a decade ago was happy that she would be able to vote “We only want to tell those who come to power that we do not want to be scared of the fact that we are sex workers and do what we do” Seema said Both Rekha and Seema said they were optimistic about the outcome of elections and that voting would help in improving their condition However 45-year-old Yasmeen said “Nobody cares about the underlying issues that we face No politician ever got off their car and walked to our rooms to ask about the problems we face” Around 300 metres away from the narrow damp lane where Rekha Seema and Yasmeen reside lives former sex worker Laxmi Reddy 53 in a crammed rented room “In the last 35 years that I have been here I have voted many times I voted in 2009 too Milind Deora visited the area a few days ago but only waved at us and left The police on the other hand asked us to remain indoors” Reddy said Another sex worker Salma who has been working on issues of others like her face said “I have not received my voter ID but I am hopeful that I will get it I want to cast my vote as it is my right irrespective of what I do” “Hum kaise milenge neta se jab humein pinjre me rehne bolenge (how can we meet the politician when they ask us to stay in the cage” said 32-year-old Aklima Bibi Aklima said though the electoral list has her name she had not received a voter ID “There were municipal elections a-month-and-a-half ago and we were told by the local leaders that we would get a card when elections approach However we are yet to receive our cards” said Aklima Deora who is the Congress candidate and sitting MP from the Mumbai South constituency said “I see all parts of my constituency equally Kamathipura is one of the oldest areas in south Mumbai and we have worked closely with the community to repair dilapidated buildings and roads and provided sanitation” “The children of sex workers need access to education and skill development We have done extensive work with Prayog Foundation to create an institutional mechanism to reach out to the community” he added Imam Hussain a local leader and associated with a political party said the process of issuing voter IDs for sex workers started after the 2009 elections “We even created a cell especially for sex workers looking into their issues Their names reflect in the Lok Sabha electoral list and they will soon get their IDs” he said According to Hussain around 1500 sex workers applied for the IDs Aam Aadmi Party’s candidate contesting from the constituency Meera Sanyal said she had not paid a visit to the sex workers but “fully intends to do so” “I will reply once I have interacted with them” said Sanyal Robin Chaurasiya who runs Kranti an NGO dealing with sex workers and their daughters called the struggle by these women in getting voter IDs another form of “marginalisation” “It ensures that they can never have a voice even in electing local leaders let alone larger policy discussions It’s great that some of them through NGOs have managed to get IDs but someone needs to take this up” Chaurasiya said [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsIf at that time Kesco had been handed over to private hands,substantive,you are the one in election mode,owners of private firms Sumit Singhal of Moradabad,passed away.using section 108 of The Electricity Act, but that’s also because they have much tighter bands that constrain policy.Callection has a slew of products like holsters.

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But Adams too has won his round one match and this will be an interesting one to witness, India’s defamation law provides protection against material that may harm a person’s reputation,Bopanna from Davis Cup team?IEAugust 18) It has struck the right chord and sent a positive signal to the two tennis players: the belligerence they had shown before the Olympics cannot be tolerated forever The promising new crop of playersconsisting of Vishnu VardhanYuki BhambriN Sriram Balaji and othersmay improve Indias game Subhajit Chandra New Delhi For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Sao Paulo | Published: July 13 2017 10:20 pm This is the second violent death of a Brazilian football fan in less than a week (Source: Reuters) Top News A fan of Brazilian club Palmeiras has died of stab wounds after a fight with Corinthians supporters following a match between the two Sao Paulo teams It’s the second violent death of a Brazilian football fan in less than a week The dead man was identified by Sao Paulo hospital officials as Leandro de Paula He died early Thursday shortly after Corinthians had defeated Palmeiras 2-0 Police said the victim had been stabbed twice in the abdomen and that two Corinthians supporters had been detained A fan of Rio de Janeiro club Vasco de Gama died of gunshot wounds last weekend following a match against city rival Flamengo For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by A Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: February 5 2017 6:47 pm Asha Bhosle and Vidya Balan recently attended Dangal success party Top News Iconic singer Asha Bhosle has not really given the playback for any actor off late The last time she took to the recording studio was for her debut film Mai in 2013 But now all her fans who have been missing her powerpack and beautiful songs can celebrate as the singer might just be lending her voice for Vidya Balan in the actor’s upcoming film Begum Jaan The director of the film Srijit Mukherji broke the news on Twitter with a picture of Asha Bhosle and Vidya together He captioned the picture as ‘Begum Jaan with her voice’ which clearly indicates that the legendary songstress would yet again weave the magic of her voice for her fans More from the world of Entertainment: Begum Jaan is about the trauma faced by displaced women in a brothel during the Partition of India The film will hit the screens onMarch 17 Itis helmed by National Award winner Srijit Mukherji who is making his directorial debut in Bollywood The film is predicted to be the Hindi remake of Srijit’s Bengali film Rajkahini Read Srijit Mukherji’s post: #BegumJaan with her voice:) pictwittercom/zBJ7OvoS9X — Srijit Mukherji (@srijitspeaketh) February 4 2017 Asha Bhosle’s last outing as a singer was for her film Mai a family drama that focussed on an old woman suffering through Alzheimer’s disease and how her children abandon her Also read | Begum Jaan first still: Vidya Balan looks fierce as madam of brothel seepic Begum Jaan would see Vidya playing the role of the madam of a brothel The film also stars Naseeruddin Shah Rajat Kapoor Gauahar Khan Pallavi Sharda Ila Arun Ashish Vidyarthi and Chunky Pandey Apart from this Vidya has started working on her next film Tumhari Sulu For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsBy: IANS | Los Angeles | Published: May 28 2017 1:16 pm Armie Hammer says his colleague Johnny Depp has an extravagant lifestyle Top News Actor Armie Hammer says his colleague Johnny Depp has an extravagant lifestyle adding that he lives on “an entirely other planet” Hammer who starred alongside Depp in 2013’s “The Lone Ranger” talked about Depp’s lifestyle during an appearance on “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday reports dailymailcouk When an audience member asked him about his co-star’s outlandish spending Hammer said: “So here’s the deal: Yes the guy lives an extravagant lifestyle There’s no way around it “But he also lives on like an entirely other planet something I have no idea about Nobody here has any idea the planet this guy lives on” The actor said that whenever they were out together in public it would “turn into a riot” with people trying to pull out locks of his hair “It was just a crazy world so when you go to a restaurant they have to close down part of the restaurant It sounds extravagant but it’s also… super intense” Hammer added On work front Depp is seen in the fifth instalment of the popular “Pirates Of The Caribbean” franchise The title of the fifth instalment of the “Pirates Of The Carribean” franchise is known as “Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar’s Revenge” in India Asia Russia and Europe and “Pirates Of The Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” in the US Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films released it in India on Friday For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: AP | Published: September 20 2017 12:08 am The 31-year-old Dragic led Slovenia with 35 points to beat Serbia 93-85 in the final on Sunday in Istanbul (Source: AP) Top News NBA guard Goran Dragic has confirmed he is retiring from the Slovenia team that won the European basketball championship Dragic says on Tuesday “I achieved what I wanted the gold medal and this is the right time to bid farewell” The 31-year-old Dragic led Slovenia with 35 points to beat Serbia 93-85 in the final on Sunday in Istanbul earning the MVP award He says Slovenia’s qualifying campaign for the 2019 world championship will start in November and it would be impossible for him to play due to his professional duties with the Miami Heat in the NBA Tens of thousands of jubilant Slovenes greeted the new European champions on Monday in the capital of Ljubljana For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsChandigarh | Published: August 4 2017 1:46 am Jyoti Gupta Top News An India international hockey player 20-year-old Jyoti Gupta allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a Chandigarh-Jaipur train near the railway flyover at the Rewari-Rohtak section on Wednesday night Gupta who hails from Sonepat had represented India in the South Asian Games in 2016 played as a forward and had also represented India in the Five-Nation international Junior hockey tournament played in Valencia last year She had also played in the All India Universities team in the Senior National Hockey Championships (A Division) at Rohtak in May earlier this year “It was a case of suicide We went there and inspected the spot and also talked with the driver of Chandigarh-Jaipur train The girl was standing alone near the track and suddenly came in front of the train We have recorded the statement of the driver and also recorded statements of other officials who were present at the spot No case had been registered and the body has been handed to the family” said Balbir Singh SHO Railway GRP Police Rewari Gupta had left her home in ward No: 25 Sonepat to go to Maharishi Dayanand University on Wednesday and told her parents that she needs to correct her name in the university documents She had left her home at 11 am and had last talked with her mother at 530 pm on Wednesday evening Later when her body was found on the railway tracks at 10 pm a GRP police team consisting of ASI Umed Singh and ASI Urmila Devi reached the spot and informed Gupta’s parents “We informed her father Pramod Gupta and the family told us that she had left her home for some work in Rohtak on Wednesday morning” added Balbir Singh For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News

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