Ummid Assistant

Applications open for Manmohan scholarship at Cambridge

Opportunities for Indian students in US

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home Regional

Kidnapped boy united with two mothers!

Thursday February 07, 2013 03:32:41 PM, IANS

Mumbai/Surat: In a touching gesture, a woman gave away her son, kidnapped two years ago, to another lady who had bought him as the latter developed a 'motherly' bond with the boy.

The decision will leave Jignesh, now four years old, with two mothers - his biological one Shital Rajput and the adoptive one Aarti Tanavade, who lives in Jogeshwari suburb of north-west Mumbai.

Despite the two-year-long sorrow of the loss, followed by the joy of finding the boy, Rajput was overwhelmed by the circumstances confronting Tanavade, who cared for him as her own son.

"I am a woman and a mother. I can understand Aarti's pain as she has undergone so much trauma in her own life... I am sure she will take good care of Jignesh," a magnanimous Rajput told mediapersons Wednesday.

Working as a tiffin supplier, Tanavade, wife of a textile company employee, was widowed in 1996 and later lost her only son to an illness.

"I will give him the best of education and care. Now, Jignesh has two mothers and we shall both give him love and care," she promised with tears in her eyes.

On Jan 26, 2011 Jignesh was reported missing from his home in Madhirpura, Surat, throwing the Rajput family into a well of gloom.

A few days ago, a woman, Rekha Solanki was noticed moving around the locality suspiciously. The locals alerted the police, who nabbed her.

After interrogation, police learnt that she was planning to kidnap a child from there and even spilled the beans on Jignesh, whom she had kidnapped and sold to Tanavade in Mumbai two years ago.

A police team rushed to Jogeshwari and rescued the kidnapped boy - exactly two years later on Jan 26, 2013. The Surat Police then landed at Rajput's home, accompanied by Jignesh and Tanavade, for a tearful reunion.

Solanki has been arrested for kidnapping and other charges. "We are interrogating Tanavade for her role in the case," said Madhipura police inspector K.C. Rajput.

The two women have initiated legal procedures for a smooth adoption of the boy. Tanavade has allowed Rajput to come and visit her son any time she wished.

Both 'mothers' together hugged the boy to pose for photographers and television crews at the unexpected happy, almost a fairy tale ending for the two women.
 

 

 

 

 




 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

I

More Headlines

Woman, children set on fire for 'stealing jewellery'

A capsule that suppresses cancer cells

Israel Fuels Syrian Fire, Risking Regional Outburst

Complaint against Shinde motivated: Delhi Police tell court

Stop 'globalising torture': Indian PM's daughter asks US

Nationwide campaign against Armed Forces Special Powers Act

Library worth over $5mn- Singapore donation to Nalanda university

Indian school team to bid for Everest world record

School chairman held for Facebook posts denied bail

Uzbekistan bans foreign currency trading

 

Top Stories

A month on, Dhule riot victims without govt. aid, food and shelter

Riot adds to burden of class 10 students; victims accuse state govt. of mocking Prime Minister's 15 point program

Dozens of families, who   

Dhule Civil Hospital record contradicts claim of large scale police injuries

It was a police action, not riot: Maharashtra legislator

 

  Most Read

Tunisian opposition leader assassinated

Chokri Belaid, leader of the Tunisian opposition Democratic Patriots party, has been shot dead as he was leaving his home.  He was transported to a hospital in the suburbs of Tunis on Tuesday, where he died  

SRCC students protest against Narendra Modi's visit to college

Many students Wednesday protested outside Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra   

 

  News Pick

Chennai hospital to pay Rs.1 lakh for 1989 negligence

Holding out some relief for Javeed, who was only six when the 'wrong' operation took place, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission held C.S.I. Rainy Hospital guilty of medical negligence. It said in a recent ruling that the hospital "is directed to pay Javeed Rs.1 lakh as compensation   

Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Scholar of the Year for second consecutive year

The Islamic site launched the campaign as a token of appreciation to scholars and Muslims preachers, who did great efforts in 2012 to spread Islamic knowledge, promote Islamic values and  

Indians among 18 charged with credit card fraud in US

Using over 25,000 fraudulent credit cards, the accused wired millions of dollars to Pakistan, India, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Romania, China and Japan leading to losses of more than $200 million, prosecutors said.    

Religion goes digital: Saudi Arabia connects with instant Quran

The digital revolution is spurring a slow transformation in the spiritual classrooms of one of most conservative bastions of faith. More and more Muslims in India, South Asia and around   

 

Picture of the Day

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh presenting the award to the District Collector, Visakapatanam V. Seshadri for promoting social equity in MGNREGA implementation, at the 8th Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Divas Sammelan, in New Delhi on February 02, 2013.

 

Recommend the story to your friends

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

The Funny Side

Education & Career

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.