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Trinamool organises rally for justice to Kathua-Unnao rape victims

IANS  |  Kolkata 

West Bengal's ruling on Saturday conducted a protest rally demanding justice for Khatua and Unnao rape victims.

Party's senior leaders including ministers and participated in the rally organised by the Trinamool's women wing.

Participants were shouting slogans for justice, carrying placards against the BJP governments at the Centre and in demanding strong action against culprits in the two gang-rape incidents, one at Unnao in and the other at Kathua in

Demanding exemplary punishments for culprits, Panja accused the BJP government of trying to protect them.

"Following a major outrage in the media and the public, the party was forced to take action. The BJP have even tried to communalize the incident," she said.

Bhattacharya said: "The women are not safe in this country. It is shameful that the government and the was sitting silent for so long."



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 22:20 IST