Rajasthan Chief Minister not to celebrate New Year

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has decided stay away from new year celebrations following the gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedic student and her death.

"Delhiā€™s incident has hurt people of the country. It is a blot on humanity. We should all take resolution that we will be committed for the protection of women's dignity and their safety and security," a statement quoting Gehlot said on Sunday.

He also appealed to people to welcome new year with simplicity.