Rajasthan 5yrold banned from entering house after she damaged eggs of a bird

  • | Thursday | 12th July, 2018

"When the team reached her house, she was found sitting on a cot in the front yard. "The matter is under investigation,'' said SHO Laxman Singh. Police are yet to take any action against the village heads. KOTA: What would otherwise pass for a mischievous act by a five-year-old, turned into one filled with punishment and shame for Khushbu, a Class 1 student, who accidentally destroyed the eggs of a Red-wattled lapwing bird on her school premises in Bundi district . It caused panic in the village because according to folklore the bird is considered to be the 'messenger of rain'.Upset about the girl's act, the village heads announced that she had committed a sin, and banned her from entering her house for 11 days claiming that 'penance' and 'purification' were necessary.The Class-I student who was subjected to the ‘penance’ by villagers in Kota The matter reportedly came to light on Wednesday and local administration and police reached the village and convinced the locals to discontinue the ill practice.

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