Shimla, July 20: Hundreds of students of MCM DAV College boycotted their classes and took to streets against the government and the police for dealing roughly with the Kotkhai minor’s rape. The protesting students were raising the slogans for justice to the Kotkhai minor. They marched through the main market of the town and protested at Tehsil Chowk of the town and blocked the highway.
The students held a protest on the premises of the SDM office too and raised anti-police slogans. They observed a two-minute silence.The Shahpur Students Association took out a candlelight march and demanded sacking of the state government and imposition of the Governor’s rule in the state in view of the deteriorating Law and order situation.
Solan: The locals took out a march against the brutal killing and gangrape of a Kotkhai girl at Chail where all business establishments remained closed till afternoon.The locals marched through the town and raised slogans demanding justice for the minor girl. They also raised questions at the inept handling of the police and demanded immediate justice for the girl.
The people expressed their solidarity with the family of the deceased and said the real culprits should be arrested soon.Similar protests were also witnessed at Solan last evening where people had gathered on The Mall in protest against the shoddy investigations.
Students on roads in Mandi, Kullu Mandi: The public outrage against the Kotkhai gangrape is spreading rapidly across the state and a large number of people and students staged a protest in Mandi and Kullu today.
ABVP and SFI students blocked road at Dhalpur Chowk in Kullu for 20 minutes and raised slogans against the government.They submitted a memorandum to the DC, Kullu, and sought justice to the victim. Members of the VHP also submitted a memorandum to the DC. Similarly, protests were reported in Mandiand people were demanding a fair probe.
Source Tribune India