Amid the widespread outrage over the alleged gang-rape and homicide of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Hathras and her forcible cremation subsequently, scores of Ghaziabad legal professionals on Thursday demanded imposition of President Rule in Uttar Pradesh.
The legal professionals demanded the dismissal of the Yogi Adityanath authorities and imposition of President Rule, saying that the gang-rape of a Dalit girl and her brutalization amid a spate of crime towards ladies in Uttar Pradesh has tarnished the picture of the nation and would flatten its progress graph.
The legal professionals sought imposition of President Rule in a memorandum addressed to President Ram Nath Kovind that they gave to District Justice of the Peace Ajay Shankar Pandey.
The agitating legal professionals reached the district collectorate in a march from Civil Court docket beneath the banner of Adhivakta Sangharsh Samiti.
Through the march, the legal professionals raised anti-government slogans and burnt effigies of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, accusing him of getting failed in controlling the “hovering” crime graph towards ladies within the state.
Addressing reporters after main the legal professionals’ march, the advocates’ physique convener Nahar Singh Yadav mentioned the Yogi authorities has “completely failed in controlling the crime within the state, extra so towards ladies”.
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“And the police, in flip, attempt to get rid of proof in haste to cover the hovering crime graph as occurred within the case of the gang-rape of the Dalit girl in Hathras who was forcibly cremated in a single day by police,” mentioned Yadav.
“The gang-rape of the Dalit girl and her brutalization amid a spate of crime towards ladies in Uttar Pradesh has tarnished the picture of the nation and would flatten its progress graph,” he added.
The advocates’ physique additionally Samiti demanded an neutral probe within the case beneath the supervision of a retired decide of the excessive court docket or the Supreme Court docket.
“The case must be transferred within the quick observe court docket of some other state,” mentioned Yadav, including the federal government should present safety to the rape sufferer’s household.
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The legal professionals’ physique additionally demanded a authorities job, a home in Delhi and a compensation of Rs 2 crore for the Hathras gang-rape sufferer’s household.
Along with the demonstration by legal professionals, a Balmiki Samaj outfit held a protest march from Balmiki Park of Navyug Market to the collectorate and raised slogans towards the Yogi authorities and blocked the visitors at many essential visitors junctions.
They condemned the alleged forcible funeral of the rape sufferer by the Hathras police with out her mother and father’ consent and demanded the termination of the Hathras police officers answerable for this.
The Balmiki Samaj additionally known as for the suspension of the sanitisation and cleansing work in Ghaziabad on October three, metropolis president of Balmiki outfit, Anil Kalyani mentioned.