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The tragic incidents of buses and motor vehicles plunging into deep gorges’ and valleys are on the rise in Uttarakhand resulting in hundreds of, on the spot deaths and critical injuries. The accidental menace due to rash driving, driving in inebriation (of liquor) and long driving hours of fatigued drivers including bad condition of roads full of deep pot holes and unrepaired dead turns usually result in such tragic mishappenings.

The heavy traffic on roads and highways leading to four historical destinations like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri is also one of the prime reasons for such deadly accidents. If we go by the statistics of the accidental deaths in Uttarakhand hills during the last few years the numbers of the dead and critically injured is mind boggling. There is an urgent need to tackle these increasing accidental mortalities at the governmental level before it is too late. Not any day is passed without the tragic news of the bus or the vehicle, particularly the four wheelers losing control and plunging into deep thuds resulting in the killings of good number of people with little or chance of the survivors especially those critically injured as hospitals are too far away and adequate treatment missing in most of the district government hospitals.

The number of ambulances, at present being 139, with majority of them out of service also adds to the voes of the accidental victims. Just today in the series of such brutal accidents, a bus carrying several passengers plunged into a deep gorge killing 12 persons and critically injuring over 13 of them. According to the news pouring in all the grievously injured have been addmitted to a district hospital in Ramnagar, Almora, Uttarakhand whereas the bodies of the 11 dead have been retrieved from the gorge and handed over to the relatives for final cremation. The firest guards and officials including the local police have retrieved the dead bodies with the help of the local villagers.

As per the latest news the bus with 30 odd passengers was coming towards Ram Nagar from Bhatrozkhan and plunged into a deep gorge in Saltt area near Tottam. The local administration, police, the forest department and the local villagers are busy in the relief operations. Meanwhile, the government of Uttarakhand is contemplating to give adequate financial assistence and compensation to the bereaved families for the dead and the critically injureds.


Prominent film maker and director Sanjay Leela Bansali’s MAGNUS OPUS Padmavati which is in tremendous controversy these days facing the threat of ban nationally by the KARNI SENA and its founder leader Lokendra Singh Kalvi who once slapped the former is a highly appreciable movie full of genuine historical facts which has in no way glorified the then king of 16th century but has instead proved him as a murderer who messacred hundreds of innocents.

Sanjay Bansali has in no way twisted any facts and denigrated the honour, dignity or respect of queen Padmavati but has instead glorified her image as a brave, dignified and a higly respectable queen faithful to her husband king Rattan Singh who always encouraged, guided and boosted his morale in the running of the administration of his kingdom and the wars he fought. These facts were revealed by the editor in chief India TV in his daily episode of Aaj Ki Baat, Rajat Sharma.

While disclosing the factual details of the movie today Rajat Sharma who himself saw the movie in a special preview said that, before watching the movie he too was under the impression that the nationwide uproar and outrage by the one sided critics of the film and KARNI SENA is absolutely correct as no opposition is ever based on false grounds.

But after watching the film extremely seriously, from all angles, as furiously opposed by a section of Rajput community, whose sentiments he respects, Sharma said he had come to a conclusion that there is nothing, not even a single percent of truth that the film’s director has in amy way fabricated, concocted or twisted the historical facts and exhibited queen Padmavati or her husband king Rattan Singh of Mewar in poor light, playing with their dignity, respect, aura, womenhood thus showing her in poor light as confidently claimed by those opposing the film tooth and nail.

Rajat Sharma said, he himself belonged to Chittaur and was born and brought up there and have tremendous respect and reverence for Rajput culture, tradition and sages of their bravery but after seeing the film sequences, had finally come to the conclusion that instead the movie Padmavati has enhanced the reputation, image, dignity, aura and grace of the historical queen who is remembered for her dignity, courage, bravery and sacrifice.

He confidently said that the people of MEWAR, the nation and especially those who are opposing it today so furiously calling Sanjay Leela Bhansali will feel proud of the bravery of MEWAR and its queen Padmavati for her acts of bravery and dignity which habe been portrayed so nicely and accurately as if history is being repeated on the silver screen.

He step by step revealed all the facts about the versions of those opposing the film and catagorically said that on every count they will find that all their objections are baseless and beyond facts. He said without seeing the movie casting such aspersions on the director of the film would ultimately not stand vindicated on the ground of facts.

It would have been better, had the opponents of the movie first watched the film and then raised the hue and cry than doing it first. The eminent literateur and veteran journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik too appreciated the film in toto and said that the director of the film Sanjay Leela Bansali has done full justice with the historical facts and have portrayed queen Padmavati as a higly dignified queen and Allauddin Khilji as a rash and ruthless killer.

Padmavati played by Deepti Padukone, Allauddin Khiljee played by Ranvir Singh and Raja Rattan Singh played by Kapoor have done full justice with their character who keep will definitely keep the audience stuck to their seats in theatres said Rajat Sharma.

It may be recalled that the KARNI SENA CHIEF Lokendra Singh Kalvi who calls himself as the directdecendent of the family of Raja Rattan Singh has been opposing the film Padmavati tooth and nail and had organised a huge public meeting and protest marches in Rajasthan and Gujarat recently in which more than a lakh people of Rajput community participated demanding permanent ban on the movie and registration of FIR against Bhansali on the charge of being a traitor/ anti nationalist. The Rajput women in traditional attires with sword in their hands were seen protesting outside the Mewar fort demanding Bhansali’s arrest etc.