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Ajit Jogi Passed Away: Broken engagement due to Ajit Jogi, from collector to leader in two and a half hours ... Learn 3 interesting stories
Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi Passed Away has passed away. His son Amit Jogi has given this information by tweeting. Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi (Ex Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi) has passed from this world, but he has left such an impression in politics that will be remembered for centuries. There are many stories in Ajit Jogi's whole life that startle someone. Ajit Jogi, who hails from tribal society, grew up barefoot in the streets of the village and after completing his education with the help of missionary, first passed engineering and then UPSC examination and became a collector. Jogi saw so many ups and downs in one life, which at first sight seems difficult to trust. Let's look at 3 such stories related to them that can explain their life.
Jogi made an entry in Gandhi family
Recorded 14 years as Collector, Ajit Jogi was very close to Gandhi family. It is said that Rajiv Gandhi used to be a pilot when Ajit Jogi was the District Collector of Raipur. Whenever Rajiv Gandhi's flight landed in Rayupar, then District Collector Ajit Jogi himself used to go to the airport to receive him. At that time, Rajiv was also young and Jogi too. Because of this, a very good friendship-like relationship was formed between the two. In this way, Collector of a district Ajit Jogi had access to the residence of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Ajit Jogi became collector to politician in two and a half hours
Ajit Jogi, a collector of Indore, visited the countryside. When he returned home at night, wife Renu told that a call was received from the Prime Minister's Office. At first, Jogi wondered why any collector would get a call from the PMO. But the next morning, the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's PA contacted him. He told Jogi that the Prime Minister wants you to resign from the post of Collector immediately. Jogi got a little nervous on hearing this. But in the next sentence, the PM's PA said that the Prime Minister wants you to nominate Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh. He told that by 12 pm Digvijay Singh would reach Indore to pick him up. All formalities of resignation will be completed by 11 am. It took about two and a half hours to resign from the post of collector and take membership of Congress. In this way Ajit Jogi became a collector-turned-politician.
Broken engagement due to Jogi
The thing was that Ajit Jogi was contesting from the Mahasamund Lok Sabha seat after losing the Chhattisgarh assembly elections. Opposition to this seat was senior BJP leader Vidyacharan Shukla.
The engagement ceremony was going on between the two families. Food was going on. During this time, the people of the girl side asked the boys in the normal conversation, whose face is heavier than Mahasamund Lok Sabha seat in this election. The boys said that Ajit Jogi was losing the election to Mahasamund. This matter was exasperated by the girls. On seeing this, the matter increased so much that the girls said that the family which is opposed to Ajit Jogi will not have a relationship with them. The quarrel between the villagers averted the quarrel between the two families, but the engagement ended. Although Ajit Jogi won this election. Interestingly, during this Lok Sabha election campaign, Ajit Jogi's car had crashed, in which the lower part of his body had stopped working. Ajit Jogi could not campaign due to the accident but he still won.
Respect Civil Rights
The detention of Binayak Sen, a respected doctor and civil rights activist, by the Chhattisgarh government is a blot on our democracy. The Chhattisgarh police arrested him a year ago under the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Acts, 2005 on charges of aiding Maoist.
The police have charged Sen, winner of the 2008 Jonathan Mann award for global health and human rights instituted by the Global Health Council, of acting as a courier for Maoists. His appeal for bail has been turned down desnite appeals from many public OPEN APP rituals across the world, including 22 Nobel laureates. Clearly, the court and police are unwilling to consider his exemplary record as a health and civil rights activist in one of the most underdeveloped regions of the country.
The Chhattisgarh government's stance on the issue compromises its responsibility to the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Every citizen has a right to speech and association and the government ought to protect these rights. Even if one assumes that Sen is sympathetic to Maoist ideology, as alleged by the police, he has a right to uphold his views unless proven to have violated the law in the process. He also has a right to a speedy and fair trial. Sen is held guilty by association and the goverment is unwilling to recognise its mistake despite pleas from all around.
The Chhattisgarh government has a hard task at hand, no doubt. Maoists are a powerful threat and have stretched the resources of the government.
Unfortunately, the government's policies to counter them are bad in law and practice. Security measures like Salwa Judum and harassment of political and civil rights activists have only eroded the credibility of the government. A strong civil society that vouchsafes political and economic rights is necessary to expose extremist ideologies like Maoism.
As India sets out to expand its influence in global affairs, its record on civil rights will increasingly be under scrutiny. No government can claim special powers and suspend civil rights like freedom of speech and association. Extremist political groups like Maoists don't thrive because of a liberal legal framework, but they certainly would benefit from its absence.
Sen's trial has now started after a year spent in prison. Scores of similar undertrials languishing in Indian jails fare worse. It just doesn't do any good to India's brand image as a country that protects civil rights. Democracy enhances India's soft power potential on the world stage. However, disregard for democratic rights will take the sheen off India's patchy but promising record as a liberal democracy.