UP government to aid education of victim's brothers
"No one either from the channel nor the producers had approached us to take our permission," they added.
Information and Broadcasting Ministry had yesterday asked Sony TV not to telecast the said episode following which the channel backtracked.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav has announced that his government will bear all educational expenses of the two brothers of the victim.
The decision was taken after Chief Minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav visited the girl's native Medawar Kala village yesterday, district magistrate A B Chandramauli said.
The CM gave a cheque of Rs 20 lakh to the girl's parents and assured them all possible help from his government.
He also asked the district authorities to ensure development of the village singled out for the 'Lohia Samagra Gram Yojna', the DM added.
Yadav also announced construction of a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in the village.
Local MP Neeraj Shekhar said a road would be constructed linking the Ballia-Buxar national highway.
The skipper hit the 'bull's eye' with his ploy of sending Rohit Sharma as an opener and which certainly means ominous signs for Gautam Gambhir. ...