An unimaginable brutality: Rahul Gandhi

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

On the instruction of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, party members will hold candlelight march in all state capitals protest over the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today described the rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua as "unimaginable brutality" that cannot go unpunished, and wondered how anybody can seek to protect the culprits. It has become a sensation on the internet space with the website receiving.

The Yogi Adityanath-led government in the state, which has been facing a lot of flak for the alleged inaction against the accused BJP MLA, had handed over the case to the CBI on Thursday and the investigative agency has registered three cases against Sengar.

"Simply paying lip service, which the Prime Minister is used to, does not take away from the fact that they are always trying to erode the legacy of Baba Saheb Ambedkar", she added. India simply can not continue to treat its women the way it does. "In a short span of time, thousands of people assembled for the march", Maken said.

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"The BJP and RSS have an "anti-Dalit" mindset as their government has abolished the sub-plan for SC/STs, have talked of ending reservation and amending the Constitution which was framed by Dr. Ambedkar", Ms. Selja said. India wants to know: when?, Gandhi tweeted.

Finally, noticing the severe backlash across the country against his deafening silence over the barbaric gangrapes of two young girls in J&K's Kathua and UP's Unnao, PM Narendra Modi has broken his silence. He said there were repeated incidents of violence, rape and murder of women in the country.

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger last year in Uttar Pradesh. "We are telling him (PM Modi) that he should get down to the job, implement it", the Congress president had said during the protests that are seen to be an effort to put the ruling BJP at the centre and the two states in a spot.

His another tweet asked people to join him for a silent candlelight vigil at India at midnight.

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