ARCHANA Bhagat, a 21-year old Vanvasi woman from Jashpur Nagar district of Chhattisgarh, made her way to Delhi to give her testimony before a Tribunal comprising of eminent bureaucrats, retired judges, ambassadors, academicians and journalists on September 5. Her husband was brutally assassinated by missionaries for resisting an onslaught on his Vanvasi culture two years ago, leaving Archana to fend for herself and her ten months baby.
Raipur: The engineering diploma results at Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University(CSVTU) in Bhillai have been announced. The results were declared for the third and fourth semester of the diploma courses. The result for the fourth semester has been very disappointing wherein 72 per cent students have failed in the examination.
KOLKATA: West Bengal ranks seventh in India when it comes to child marriage. With a prevalent rate of 53.09%, the state is ahead of Chhattisgarh. But with the government taking steps to stop this problem in partnership with organizations like Unicef, there is an increasing awareness and the past few months have seen a good number of girl children being saved from forcible marriage.
Raipur: Chhattisgarh has bagged the honour of hosting national Volleyball Competition. Indian Volleyball Federation awarded the honour to the state on Thursday.
Chhattisgarh Volleyball Union chief Akram Khan said this is the first time after the creation of Chhattisgarh that the state will host national games. He said 21 teams will participate in the boys’ national competition and girls’ section will have 20 teams.