A civic agencys tableau that showed a child bathing under a cold water tap despite in the winter chill during the Republic Day parade in Madhya Pradeshalt39 Dewas district has created much heat. With activists fuming, the Dew
as mayor has promised action against the officials concerned.
” The incident is not only an outcome of insensitivity towards children but disrespect for law,” social activist Ajay Dubey told IANS. The Republic Day parade tableau of Dewas Municipal Corporation had a theme linked to water. It depicted a person opening the tap of a water tank and an eightyear- old child taking a bath under it. A few photo- journalists noticed the plight of the child, stripped to the waist and taking bath under the tap and shivering in the winter chill. They asked the authorities to save him from further trouble and to take him off from this live demonstration of the civic bodys ample water supply.