Even as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is being cornered over the Unnao rape case, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday referred to rape-murder case of a Kathua girl, saying "criminals of such horrific acts can't go unpunished".
The All India Mahila Congress took to Twitter to announce the "Black Day", and wrote, "Mahila Congress will observe #BlackDay on 17th April 2018 to protest against the @BJP4India complicity and @narendramodi 's silence over Kathua & Unnao rape cases and rising crimes against women through demonstrations across India".
Taking to Twitter, Rahul said, "Like millions of Indians my heart hurts tonight". India simply can not continue to treat its women the way it does. Join me in a silent, peaceful, candlelight vigil at India Gate at midnight tonight to protest this violence and demand justice, " Gandhi tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the nation this week he will be fasting for a day to protest over the washout of the just-concluded budget session of the parliament.
Gandhi earlier said the "unimaginable brutality" can not go unpunished, and called the violence against the child a crime against humanity.
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"We passed a resolution in the State executive meeting of the BJP last week itself that we want the culprits to be punished, justice to be done to the girl, and innocents not to be harassed", Mr. Madhav said. Congress MLA Aradhana Mishra said that seriousness of the yogi government for women could be gauged from the fact that chairperson of the state women's commission is yet to be appointed.
The girl, who belonged to the nomadic Muslim Bakarwal community, was abducted on January 10 in Kathua district while grazing horses near her home.
Rahul Gandhi on Kathua Rape-Murder Case.
Swaying party flags amidst echo of lamenting catchphrases, the party workers demanded immediate arrest of the accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger.
In another tweet, the supremo of the grand old party claimed that the culprits of such heinous crimes against women are being protected. Her body was found in the same area a week later and the autopsy revealed she had been sedated and repeatedly raped before her head was bashed in with a stone. The city's bar association has opposed the action against the accused and alleged that minority Dogras were being targeted.
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