The Dalit woman was gang-raped by a group of men on April 26 and her family had approached the police to lodge an FIR on April 30. The Alwar police had allegedly put off filing an FIR keeping the elections on 6th April in mind.
Swine Flu has claimed more than 250 lives this year alone. However, Rajasthan has been the worst hit in terms of deaths and the number of cases reported. Gujarat has seen 54 deaths and 1,187 cases reported.
In Jind, the Congress party has fielded its senior leader Randeep Surjewala while the BJP has fielded Krishna Middha. The JJP's Digvijay Chautala and INLD's Yash Singh are the other candidates in the fray.