27 January, 2021

Sisterly Indifference

Mamata makes light of brutal rapes, faces unprecedented public anger

Sisterly Indifference

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...



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