More than two third homes in the village were locked when the team reach there in the afternoon.
“Pathalgarhi’ is not illegal and it has been a part of the tribal tradition.
If someone is misleading the villagers, it is the duty of the government to establish a dialogue and create awareness instead of dealing them with baton and bullets” Marandi said.On the gang rape case, Marandi accused the government of politicising the matter.
The team also demanded a CBI inquiry into the incidentFormer Union minister and Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay , his party member Pradeep Balmuchu, Niyel Tirkey and former mayor Rama Khalkho spoke to the villagers and assured them to talk to the government about removing the police camp.
Khunti/Ranchi: A joint team of state opposition parties on Saturday visited Khunti and demanded removal of the police camp from a village there so that the terrified villagers can return home and resume farming for the monsoon season.Representatives of Congress Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) and Left parties visited Ghaghra village and appealed to the villagers to return home.
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