Congress president raised the Beti Bachao slogan to showcase the large number of rapes, molestations, and attacks on college girls and working women in public transport, domestic violence, and police stations. "India is waiting", Rahul wrote on Twitter. "In a short span of time, thousands of people assembled for the march", Maken said. India simply can not continue to treat its women the way it does.
"BJP leaders have mastered the art of "Extending State Protection to Rapists", "Shaming the victim and her family", "Defending the accused and crying conspiracy", "Blatant Cover ups", "Absolute Whataboutery" & "Superficial Damage Control"- And the Adityanath Government has perfected this art to the hilt", Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said.
"Rahul Gandhi earlier stood in support of Gayatri Prasad Prajapati".
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"It can not go unpunished", he said on Twitter. "He is not taking action against his ministers who are trying to save the rape accused".
The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua and the inaction of police in the rape of a 17-year-old in Uttar Pradesh' Unnao involving a sitting BJP legislator has led to national outrage. While Sengar's brother has been arrested, Sengar himself has been detained by the CBI.
The minor, who belonged to the nomadic Bakerwal Muslim community, had disappeared from a spot near her house close to Rasana village in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir on January 10.
"It was a good and from-the-heart gesture, and conveyed the right message to the young people enraged over the Kathua and Unnao rapes", said political analyst Professor Balveer Arora. The 8-year-old was kidnapped from a forest, force-fed sedatives and starved, as multiple men raped her over a period of days, before she was finally strangled to death.
According to PDP sources, accused Policeman are being terminated from service in connection to the case.