Actress’ Kalki Koechlin, Huma Qureshi, Gul Panag, Rich Chadha, and other Bollywood celebrities have come together to demand justice for the eight year old. The gangrape of an eight year old girl, in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, has shocked the entire nation, and driven rage as justice still evades the girl. Eight men have been accused in the crime against the child, chief among them named Sanji Ram, who has been accused of orchestrating the rape and murder of the little girl, so that her family would leave the Rassana area, has been arrested. a teenager has also been taken into the custody.
The actress’ posted a picture of themselves with a startling and direct message, “I am Hindustan.I am Ashamed. 8 years old. Gangraped. Murdered. In ‘Devi’-sthaan temple.
#Kathua” Others, like the rapper/singer, Badshah, director, Danish Aslam, actress’ Mini Mathur, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra, director, Alankrita Sharma, have joined in to speak about the atrocity and how the higher government officials are now silent, even as they have spoken about the protection of women against violence many times.
Others like Sonam Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar have shared their support and disgust at the horrifying crime that was committed on the basis of trying to drive a family away from the home. The violence that was afflicted has been condemned by everyone, and there have been rising voices that new laws about such crimes should be made to stop them from occurring and highest order of punishment should be given to the culprits who are responsible for it.
This is heartbreaking https://t.co/aNZY8ZaKmu
— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) April 13, 2018