On 14 February 1981, the dacoit Phoolan Devi in Behmai village had 26 people lined up and showered bullets. In this, 20 died on the spot, while six people were injured. The special court was hearing the case in the bandit affected area. There were many ups and downs during the 38-year trial. Charges were framed against dacoits Bhikha, Posa, Vishwanath, Shyambabu and Ram Singh in 2012, 11 years after the death of the main accused Phoolan Devi. In this, Ram Singh has died in jail. The prosecution produced 15 witnesses, seven of whom are fact witnesses. The prosecution ended the testimony in 2014. After that, the defense asked for time. The case was debated several times but due to the transfer of the presiding officer of the special court repeatedly, the case got delayed. District government advocate Raju Porwal said that after the debate on both sides is complete, the decision date has now been fixed on January 6.
Phoolan surrendered in 1983
The dacoit Phoolan Devi surrendered in the year 1983 after carrying out the mass massacre. She was then elected MP from Mirzapur, but was shot dead in 2001.
Eyewitnesses tremble as soon as they remember the horrific massacre
The date 14 February is remembered around the world to give the message of love, the same day, the eye of the blood of Holi played in the rugged strip 38 years ago, his eye-catching Behmai village still trembles. The people of this place get shivers whenever the matter of that day comes. In Behmai, Rajpur, a gang of Dasyu Sundari Phoolan Devi attacked 20 people standing in a row and firing them with bullets in broad daylight. People here are still not able to relieve the pain from the heart. People still gather at the memorial on the southern side of Behmai village to remember the victims of dacoits. In remembrance of loved ones, the eyes moist.
This incident took place
In 1981, at around 4 pm on February 14, the gang of Dasu Sundari Phoolan Devi attacked in Behmai, Lal Singh, Tulsiram, Rajendra Singh, Surendra Singh, Jagannath Singh, Virendra Singh, Ramadhar Singh, Ramchandra Singh, Shiv Bal Singh, Banwari Singh, Naresh Singh, Dashrath Singh, Himmat Singh, Hukum Singh, Hariom Singh, Shivram Singh, Nazir Khan and Ram Otar were brought out of the village and fryed with bullets.
Everyday hearing in special court
Despite a long time after the brutal killing of 20 people of the same class in Behmai village in the fire of vengeance of Chausal’s Dasu Sundari Phoolan Devi, the victims of this massacre, still known as Behmai Kand, have been judged. Is in need. Meanwhile, the trial in the special judge robbery court continued as the trial was in the final stages.
Villagers built a memorial in the village
Although more than three decades have passed, the villagers have built a memorial in the village to remember the pain. Every year on February 14, their families are hoping to get justice by remembering those who lost their lives in the Behmai incident. However, the body of many elderly people here who have become detractors in the judicial process, no longer allows it. But the passion to get justice does not let their intentions fall short. Raju Porwal, the government advocate for the Behmai case running in the court of special judge robbery, says that the charge sheet against the accused Bhikha, Posa, Shyambabu, Ram Singh and Vishwanath was prepared in the year 1981, but after many hiccups, the case is getting old. Due to this, there was a continuous hearing in the meantime. Now the decision is expected soon after the debate is over.
When and what happened in the Behmai incident
Phooldevi arrived in Behmai on 14 February 1981 in Behmai.
– At around two and a half hours of the day, the Thakurs here dragged their hair into a line and shot them.
Phoolan was born on 10 August 1963 in Purva of Juraun’s Ghura in UP.
Born into a poor and ‘small caste’, Phoolan did not have ancestral pressures. He had heard from his mother that his land was grabbed by his uncle. She met her uncle at the age of ten. To land. Had staged a sit-in. He hit a brick on the uncle’s head. |