What Does Akhilesh Yadav Have To Say About Rape?


Rape Is Still A Brutal Reality

It’s been just four days since the new government has gone about business and they’re already facing their first battle.

The gang rape and hanging of two teenage girls in a village in Uttar Pradesh led to major protests and anger, not only from the people of the village, but from people all around the country.

The Akhilesh Yadav government is under tremendous pressure to deliver justice and while three of the five accused have been detained, increasing public outrage has forced the center to sit up and take notice as well.

But what’s more important to know is the Chief Minister’s own stance on the gruesome reality of rapes. Here are three clips of the minister’s comments on rape at different points of time. Take a look:

Here is a newspaper article and a link that shows Akhilesh Yadav not only withdrawing a rape case against his minister, but also rewarding him.

If you’re pressed for time then start watching the video from 00:50 to get to the crux

Jump right to 0:05 to hear the most interesting bit of this clip.

Let’s hope that justice is served to the two girls and their families in the Budaon rape case.

Aishwarya Dravid

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