02 December, 2020

Sisterly Indifference

Mamata makes light of brutal rapes, faces unprecedented public anger

PTI
Sisterly Indifference
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53

Timeline Of Crime

  • February 2011: Class 10 student Rajib Das stabbed to death in Barasat by a group of inebriated thugs when he tried to stop them from molesting his sister
  • February 2012: Local rowdies try to molest class 11 student, beat up her father and brother when they come to her rescue
  • February 2012: TMC leader, aides beat up brothers when they stop their sister, a college student, from being molested
  • July 2012: 17-year-old girl chased by goons, her father is beaten up At Kadambagachi, north Barasat, a doctor is beaten to death when he protests lewd comments passed by miscreants at a girl and her mother At Kamduni, a college student is abducted, raped and killed

***

In the ten days in between, three other girls were raped in West Bengal. The first cut-off: June 7. That’s when an 18-year-old girl was dragged off the street on her way back home from college, raped and...

unsub

THIS ARTICLE IS PRICELESS...

To read this piece, and more such stories in India's most exciting and exacting magazine, plus get access to our 25-year archives goldmine, please subscribe.


Latest Magazine

December 07, 2020
content

other articles from the issue

articles from the previous issue

Other magazine section