Jaipur, Feb 03: A special court today issued bailable warrants against Rajasthan Tourism Minister Usha Punia and two others for allegedly glorifying the practice of Sati.
Special Judge, Sati Abolition Court issued the order under the Commission of Sati Prevention Act on a complaint filed by NGO, Peoples Union for Civil Liberties.
It was contended before the court that the glorification of Sati in the state has been done in a magazine named ‘Rajasthan Ke Devi Devta’.
The article on glorification of Sati was written by one Dr. Mahendra Bhanawat and was published by F C Kalla. The book was inaugurated at a press conference by Punia.
All the three accused will now be produced before court on March 3.
Zee News, Bureau Report