THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU
KALIMPONG, 15 DECEMBER 2017: A Candle Light Rally to protest the gang rape of a Kalimpong Girl was organised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kalimpong Convenor Annapurna Chaturvedi. The people taking part in the rally carried placards saying, “People of Kalimpong strongly condemn the gang rape of a girl from Kalimpong in Bengaluru. We demand stringent actions against the culprits.” Chaturvedi while speaking to ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ said that BJP strongly condemned the incident. She said that adequate measures have to be taken by all State Governments to accord security to the Gorkhas in the respective states.
It may be noted that a 26 year old girl from Kalimpong had become a victim of gang rape at Science City in Bengaluru a few days ago. It has also been reported that after the gang rape the culprits had smashed both her legs and hands with huge boulders. The victim is presently under medical treatment at a hospital in Bengaluru. The North East Society has come forward to help her.