Hathras case live updates protests Rahul Gandhi Priyanka Congress 19 year old victim BJP Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh

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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leave for Hathras to meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after allegedly being gang-raped two weeks ago.

The outrage over Hathras gangrape and murder case of a 19-year-old girl is getting more intense day by day as protests, anger against Uttar Pradesh administraton over handling the case has been questioned by activists and opposition. The Hathras town, where the 19-year-old girl went through a brutal horror has been turned into a fortress amid presence of heavy police force. Meanwhile, opposition and activists have been slamming the Yogi government over the hurried cremation of the gangrape victim. 

Hathras gangrape and murder case | Live updates

  • UP DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi has said that the decision of performing last rites of the gangape victim in the dead of night did not come from Lucknow. It was a decision that was taken by Hathras DM and SP. 
  • Amid outrage over Hathras gangrape and murder case, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday were allowed to go to Hathras to meet gangrape victim’s family. It was a second attempt by top Congress leaders to visit Hathras. Though both the leaders along with other MPs and supporters were earlier stopped at Delhi-Noida flyway but were allowed later by the administration to visit the village. In total, Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with 5 others have been allowed to visit Hathras village.

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