Tarishi's kin flay B'desh govt over terror op

Tarishi's kin flay B'desh govt over terror op

Say Dhaka showed undue haste in launching attack

Tarishi's kin flay B'desh  govt over terror op

The family of Tarishi Jain, who was killed in Dhaka’s terror attack on Friday, has criticised the way the Bangladesh government handled the crisis.

The Jains, who hail from Uttar Pradesh's Ferozabad town, said Bangladesh showed ''undue haste'' in launching the operation to eliminate the terrorists. Tarishi's father Sanjiv has an ancestral house at Suhag Nagar area in the town. He runs a garment business and has been living in Bangladesh for over a decade.

''The Bangladesh government should have first taken steps to ensure the safety of the hostages and then launched the operation,” said one of Tarishi's uncles in Ferozabad on Sunday.

He also claimed the authorities in Dhaka did not hand over the body to Sanjiv for several hours after the operation was over.

Sanjiv's brother Rakesh Mohan Jain said the last rites would be performed in Gurgaon. ''We are expecting the body to reach Delhi on Monday...from there it will be taken to Gurgaon,” he said. Tarishi's parents and brother Sanchit will accompany the body, Rakesh added. He said the cremation was to take place at Ferozabad, but later changed to Gurgaon where Sanjiv has a flat.

Another relative said the young girl was scheduled to arrive in Ferozabad on Sunday. ''She was here last year for Diwali,” Rakesh recalled.

Relatives had planned to go to Dhaka to be with Sanjiv, but changed the plan after it was decided that Tarishi would be cremated in India.

Ferozabad district magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani said the administration would lend all possible help to the family in bringing the body from Delhi to Ferozabad. 

Tarishi, who studied in the US and was on vacation, was with her friends when terrorists struck the Holey Artisan Bakery in the diplomatic district of Dhaka.
At least 20 hostages and two police officers were killed in the incident.

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