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Poonam Mahajan calls for Maneka Gandhi's attention

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Last week, a 14-year-old child govinda from Sanpada, Kiran Talekar fell to death while practicing for 

the upcoming Dahi Handi festival. The incident has put renewed focus upon the safety of little boy and 

girl govindas who risk life and limb at the behest of parents, mandals and organizers. Mumbai North 

Central Loksabha MP Smt Poonam Mahajan has written a letter to Hon Minister for Women & Child 

Development Smt. Maneka Gandhi urging her to look into the safety precautions for Children in the 

Dahi Handi celebrations.

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