President Kovind calls Kathua incident ‘shameful’ for Indian society

Jammu: The kathua murder, rape incident has called for nationwide outrage in the past few days. Condemning the heinous crime, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday question the kind of Indian society is turning into.

While addressing a sixth convocation ceremony at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi he said though India is about to complete 70 years of Independence, it is ‘shameful’ to watch Indian society has turned into, DC reported.

“After 70 years of independence, such an incident occurring in any part of the country is shameful. We have to think what kind of society are we developing. It is our responsibility to ensure such a thing does not happen to any girl or woman,” President Ram Nath Kovind said.

Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti have also spoken on the recent kathua case. “How can someone do such a cruel thing to a small girl who is a manifestation of Mata Vaishno Devi, there is something wrong with the society,” Mufti had asked.

The incident sparked nationwide outrage with protestors demanding justice for the eight-year-old who had a tragic death according to the charge sheet filed by the Police.
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