Modi denounces rape in Kathua and Unnao, two J&K Ministers quit

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Modi denounces rape in Kathua and Unnao, two J&K Ministers quit

Narendra Modi on Friday said that incidents like Asifa rape-and-murder case shake "our sensibilities" while assuring that criminals will not be spared.

"Incidents being discussed since past two days can not be part of a civilised society".

"I am confident that these visits to Sweden and United Kingdom will be useful in enhancing our engagement with these countries", Modi said prior to his visit to Sweden.

The prime minister was in Bijapur to inaugurate a health and wellness centre at the primary level, the first of 1.5 lakh such proposed centres at the village level across the country under the Ayushmaan Bharat scheme. The atrocities inflicted on our daughters will receive justice. "We all will have to join hands and remove this evil from the society".

The Prime Minister also highlighted the fact that he was the first one to question parents for not keeping a tab on why the sons were returning home late. Modi even added that we have to strengthen our social values along with the law and order in the country. Our daughters will get justice. Demanding justice for the 8-year-old Asifa Bano, who was brutally gang-raped for days before being mercilessly killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, theNIASU letter wrote, "Extraordinary times demand extraordinary measures".

The prime minister said his government was working with new ideas for the development of 115 backward districts of the country as he asked each district to come up with its own model of development according to their available resources.

"I would like to tell the youth on the path of violence that the Constitution takes care of your rights". The widespread criticism of the participation of two BJP ministers in J&K in protests organized by the Hindu Ekta Manch in favor of the accused in the Kathua rape case.

On Thursday night, both Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi has participated in a candle light protest to condemn the government's silence on both these incidents.

He further stated, "Dr Ambedkar waged a life-long struggle for a better and fairer society - for a modern India free of caste and other prejudices, ensuring equal economic and social rights to women and to those from traditionally disadvantaged communities".

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