8-year old nomad girl in Jammu’s Kathua is raped and brutally murdered inside a temple. The shocking incident has shook the entire country. While Unnao rape case is also a matter of serious concern for the public because the BJP government has failed to act against it’s MLA. Facebook and Twitter users are also discussing about the failure of the government and the communal angle in the Kathua rape case.
Various organizations are protesting against the rising crime. AIDWA, AIPWA, NFIW, Pragatisheel Mahila Sangathan, Swastik Mahila Sanghatan, JNUSU, MSO of India, SFI, AISA, ANHAD and others are jointly protesting in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on 12th April.They have jointly released a statement in which it called for the people to unite against rape-crimes.
They jointly appeal,” Dear Friends,Women and student organizations will organize a demo to protest the kathua and unnao rape cases. It’s very shocking that BJP governments are protecting the accused in both cases. We request you to plz join us and express your solidarity with victims and their families. The timing of the protest is 1:30 PM.”
Many justice loving organizations and individuals have given their support to the cause. The venue for the protest is Red Light, Jantar Mantar, Delhi.