Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday attended a prayer meet on the Valmiki temple in Delhi for the 19-year-old Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras. The girl died earlier this week.
The UP police is accused by the household of forcing the cremation of the lady within the lifeless of the evening. District officers contended that they’d consent from the lady’s household, however the method wherein the developments happened raised questions over the conduct of the administration and regulation enforcement.
“Now we have come right here to supply our condolences, however greater than that we’re all right here to make sure that the household and our sister will get justice. We is not going to cease till we get justice,” mentioned Priyanka Gandhi on the prayer assembly.
The Congress chief urged each lady within the nation to boost her voice in opposition to this injustice.
“The household has obtained no assist from the federal government. As a substitute, they weren’t even allowed to mild the funeral pyre. It’s not the tradition of our nation that the daddy and the brother don’t conduct the final rites. It’s not the custom of our nation to cremate anybody after sundown,” she added.
A tribute for the sufferer of the brutal gangrape sufferer in Hathras has been organised by the temple belief. Senior Congress leaders PL Punia, Sushmita Dev and Anil Choudhary have already provided a floral tribute and are sitting in solidarity.
“Because the Mahila Congress below the aegis of Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, we’ve to take the lead and protest in opposition to this injustice,” Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev tells Hindustan Instances. “It’s the ladies of this nation who will carry down Narendra Modi.”
On Thursday, Priyanka Gandhi and her brother Rahul, the Congress says, have been briefly arrested as they tried to go to Hathras. The UP police escorted them again to Delhi.