Rahul Gandhi claims Kathua, Unnao midnight protest 'wont' go in vain'

Congress president Rahul Gandhi greets party workers after he arrives to observe a fast outside Raj Ghat the memorial to Mahatama Gandhi

Agarwal, however, did not explain as to why Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a self-proclaimed champion of women's rights, has been silent on the issue. Our daughters will get justice.

People gathered near India Gate in New Delhi for a candlelight vigil to protest the rapes of minors - the Kathua case of an eight-year-old who was also murdered and the Unnao case of a teenager.

Noting BJP leaders had asked if such incidents have not taken place during Congress' rule, mentioning the Nirbhaya case, she said: "But they (BJP) forget that everyone stood against it that time".

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.

Gandhi's tweet came soon after PM Modi assured justice in Kathua and Unnao rape cases claiming that no criminal will be spared. What do YOU think about the growing violence against women & children? 2.

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Sources said Rahul is expected to visit those parts of Karnataka which he has not visited yet as part of his Jana Aashirwada Yatre there. Along with Congress president, many senior leaders including Ex-RajyaSabha MP Gulam Nabi Azad, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Makan, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Wadra and her husband Robert Wadra with hundreds of party cadres were present at the candlelight march.

In the Unnao case the rape survivor's father has died in police custody while the accused is a BJP MLA. Rahul Gandhi in his tweet wrote, "Mr".

Hitting back at the Prime Minister, who had lashed out at the Congress on Friday, Selja said the PM was only interested in doing politics over the legacy of the Dalit icon. The eight-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic Muslim tribe in Kathua district was allegedly abducted, drugged, raped, tortured and killed in January.

Taking lonely lead for his party, Union minister VK Singh has joined his voice to the national outrage.

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