On-line petition for justice to Kathua rape victim attracts big support
Srinagar, Apr 18: While the students’ protests continue throughout the Valley, in the virtual world, an online petition to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti started last month to demand justice for the Kathua rape victim ia also attracting tremendous support.
“Big thank you to all! We are over 1.6 million. This is our silver lining. There are more people who are willing to side with justice than with hate. We, women from J&K, had started a petition to @MehboobaMufti over one month ago seeking Justice for the victim of Kathua case,” JNU scholar Shehla Rashid said in a post on social networking site.
“It has gone on to become the biggest-ever Indian petition on change.org, with over 15 lakh signatures!!” she added.
The demand for justice can be seen on thousands of Facebook pages, in whatsapp messages and statuses and in tweets as well.