Hathiwar Khirak in Niwari, Madhya Pradesh, is one such village where not a single case has been registered in the police station for 39 years. Villagers say that since 1983, no complaint from this village has reached the police station. Whatever minor disputes arise between the people living in the town, they are resolved by the Panchayat.
Where minor disputes reach the police station and the court, while in Hathivar Khirak village of Naigunwa Panchayat of Prithvipur block of Niwari district, even significant disputes are resolved by mutual consent, people of Pal and Ahirwar community mainly live in this village with a population of 225 people. The main work of the people living here is agriculture and goat rearing. People pay more attention to their work away from controversies. If anything happens, the matter is resolved after consulting the elders by doing Panchayat in the village.
Pyaari Bai Pal, a 100-year-old woman who lives in the village, says that she never saw that there was any dispute in the town. At the same time, many young and older adults living in the village say that since they regained their senses, they have not seen any dispute in the town. Sometimes there are minor disputes that are resolved in the village itself.
SDOP Police Santosh Patel said that after getting information about the village, they got the Village Crime Notebook checked here, and it was found that no crime has been registered here since 1983. In this peaceful village, only one person was of some anti-social nature. In whose name one or two cases were registered in the police station. Since then, he has not lived in the village for years.