Watch: People In Gujarat Village Walk Barefoot On Fire To Celebrate Holi
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:04 PM
The Holi festival is synonymous with powdered colours, 'bhaang' and the arrival of spring in India. However, it is much more than just that. Take this particular village in Gujarat's Surat for example where people walk on hot embers on Holika Dahan, a night before Holi. Holika Dahan is a night of ritual bonfire which features dancing, singing and chanting of hymns.
25 Women Home Guards From Surat Allege Harassment By 2 Seniors
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 8:11 AM
As many as 25 women home guards in Gujarat's Surat have accused two senior officials of harassment and seeking sexual favours, prompting an inquiry. The women approached city police commissioner Satish Sharma on Friday with a written complaint. Mr Sharma said a 'local complaints committee' set up under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act was looking into it.