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Kamal Hassan 'angry' over Kathua incident

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Hassan today expressed anguish over the rape and killing of an eight-year-old girl in and Kashmir's Kathua, saying he felt "angry" for failing her.

"Does it have to be your own daughter for you to understand? She could've been mine," he tweeted.

Hassan, founder-of Makkal Needhi Mayyam, said he felt "angry" as a man, father and as a citizen for "failing" the minor girl.

"I am sorry my child, We didn't make this country safe enough for you. I'll fight for justice at least for future kids like you. We mourn you and won't forget you," he added.

A nation-wide outrage broke over the rape and killing of the minor girl in Kathua, with leaders, including its Rahul Gandhi, staging protests over the incident and mourning her death.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 11:40 IST