Provide justice to Bilkis Bano: Congress

The Congress leader also questioned the ruling dispensation's silence on the matter.

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday launched a fresh attack at the BJP-led government at the Centre over the release of 11 people convicted in the 2002 Bilkis Bano case recently by the Gujarat Government and demanded justice for Bilkis Bano.

The Congress leader also questioned the ruling dispensation’s silence on the matter.

“The government has drawn its line by keeping silence on the release of 11 people convicted of rape. But the women of the country have hope from the Constitution. It gives courage to the woman standing in the last row to for fight for justice. Provide justice to Bilkis Bano,” she wrote in a tweet in Hindi.

Earlier, the Congress had said Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives slogan of ‘Beti Bachao’ and his government in Gujarat believes in “balatkari bachao.’


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