Speaking to reporters, Hamid said that the state government had issued an ordinance to ban the practice of superstitious rituals and black magic in the state.
Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead by assailants on bike on Aug 20 this year
"Now it needs to be converted into a law. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had assured to do so, but if he fails to get the Bill passed, then it will be a moral defeat of the government," he said.
Activist Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead by assailants on bike on Aug 20 this year when he was out for a morning walk. Soon after his death, protests erupted in the whole country, demanding the arrest of the assailants.
The government then soon passed an ordinance on the issue and the Bill was approved. Soon after his death, Dabholkar's children took up his cause to fight the practise of black magic and superstition in the state.