As per the complaint filed by the 45-year-old accused's wife, he allegedly raped the child at their home in the city on March 29 and threatened her not to disclose it to anyone.
The announcement underscores the BJP's bid to wrest its lost territory back from the Congress, which handed it a massive defeat in the assembly polls last year.
The Mahanadi River Water Disputes Tribunal had directed both the states on February 9 to amicably resolve the problem.
Congress aims to galvanise the party’s organisation at the grassroots level for the simultaneous polls.
Chowkidar waived-off massive loans of industrialist friends, we did for farmers: Rahul Gandhi in Chattisgarh
Bastar visit was his third to Chhattisgarh after the Congress party returned to power in the state after 15 years.
The Congress party has never won more than one out of the 11 Lok Sabha seats with the remaining going to the BJP since 2004 in Chhattisgarh.
After the intermittent firing that lasted for around an hour, the ultras fled into the forest in neighbouring Maharashtra, he said.
Singh also hailed Constitution Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday, to grant 10 per cent reservation in education and government jobs to economically-weaker individuals.
Hike of minimum support price (MSP) of paddy in Chhattisgarh has come as a boon for both farmers and millers of Nabarangpur.
OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said that he had an informal discussion on the Mahanadi issue with the newly-elected Chhattisgarh government who has shown positive response.
The oath-taking ceremony of Congress leader Bhupesh Baghelas the new CM has been shifted from the Science College grounds to Balbeer Juneja Indoor Stadium in Budhatalab area.
The Congress registered a landslide victory in the state in the recently concluded polls by winning 68 of the 90 seats.
The meeting of the Chhattisgarh leaders with Gandhi at his residence followed that of Ashok Gehlot who has been named as the new Rajasthan Chief Minister.
As per the latest Election Commission data, the BJP, which was in power for 15 years, had won only ten seats and was leading on another five.
The reverses for the BJP in the Hindi heartland threw wide open the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which until a few months ago appeared to be in the grip of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party.