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Several villagers say Pycil Hembrom organized a blockade that night that stopped trucks from transporting coal from Panem’s mine in nearby Kathaldih. Their aim: to pressure Panem into intervening and asking Sister Valsa to leave the village for good. Mr. Dutta, director of Panem, says he talked by phone to Pycil Hembrom the next morning. “It happened while we were drunk and we will open the road immediately,” Pycil Hembrom said, according to Dutta. Sajal Kumar Ghosh, a lawyer for Pycil Hembrom, confirms Pycil’s involvement in the blockade but says he doesn’t know about his client’s conversation with Mr.
Khatoon provided, Mr. Hussain said, “Who keeps all these things in mind? ” He declined further comment. Ms. Khatoon’s relatives didn’t intervene in her relationship because she had gone against her father’s wishes, she and family members say. ” Mr. Sharma denies that Ms. Khatoon approached him. A woman filing for divorce is unknown in the village. Marriage customs there are governed by men and the community’s religious beliefs. Ms. Khatoon’s father, for one, has two wives, but no wife in the village has two husbands.
Hussain slapped her, beat her and pushed her head into a wall, she says. One afternoon, when Ms. Khatoon was pregnant with their second child, they had another fight. Ms. Khatoon says she was so distressed she covered herself in kerosene and lit a match. Mr. Hussain blew out the match before the fuel caught fire, grabbed the matchbox, pumped water from the well in the back of their house and doused her, she says. When a group of village women, drawn by the commotion, gathered outside, they told her to think of her son and her unborn baby.
Charles Correa: architect in India by Hasan-Uddin Khan, Sherban Cantacuzino, Charles Correa