Rahul Reaches India Gate to Lead Midnight March Against Atrocities on Women

Congress hits out at PM Modi's planned fast says protest is a farce

Congress hits out at PM Modi's planned fast says protest is a farce

Congress Delhi chief Ajay Maken, speaking to reporters at India Gate, has reaffirmed that the Congress will lead a march to protest the Unnao and Kathua rapes.

Rahul Gandhi joined the protest around midnight. His sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who was also present there, got shoved by some in a chaotic crowd, prompting her to ask people to think about the cause for which they had assembled there.

Similar protests had been held at India Gate after the brutal gang-rape of 23-year-old paramedical student Nirbhaya in 2012.

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Dev reached Lucknow on Thursday morning to launch a protest march against the Yogi government which has drawn flak in Unnao rape case. Azad said the Modi government was sleeping at a time the daughters of the country are facing a threat to their lives. Gandhi sat atop his vehicle to briefly talk to the media. While a ruling BJP MLA is one of the accused in the Unnao rape case, BJP lawmakers have been demonstrating in support of the accused in the Kathua rape case. "This defies all human values we have grown with as a society", Gandhi said. Today, women are feeling insecure to move out of their houses.

Rahul while addressing media persons at India Gate reiterated the need for government's intervention in the soaring crimes against women. "The women of the country should feel safe", he said.

"This is not a political issue but a national issue". Thousands are present here including the common people and people from all parties. Prime Minister had given a slogan "Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao" (Save the Daughter, Teach the Daughter) and it is during his regime that our girls are being raped. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi earlier said- "How can anyone protect the culprits of such evil?"

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The decision to march to India Gate came together late Thursday evening and confirmed via a Rahul Gandhi tweet: "Like millions of Indians my heart hurts tonight. Join me in a silent, peaceful, candlelight vigil at India Gate at midnight tonight to protest this violence and demand justice", Rahul Gandhi on Twitter. BJP president Amit Shah joined his party colleagues in Karnataka to protest against the Congress's "disruptions" of Parliament.

Surjewala said the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir failed to give justice to the minor girl raped in Kathua and the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh did not arrest a party legislator accused of rape of girl in Unnao.

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