Sunday, January 22, 2012

[ZESTCaste] Pipili gangrape: Parties, bodies gang up on CM

Orissa | Posted on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:35am IST
Pipili gangrape: Parties, bodies gang up on CM
indianexpress Express News Service , The New Indian Express

BHUBANESWAR: The agitation over Pipili gangrape demanding the
resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is intensifying with
political parties, women organisations, tribal and Dalit bodies
holding demonstrations across the State.

�Around 13 non-BJD parties and mass organisations held a demonstration
here on Saturday.

�Former Union ministers Braja Kishore Tripathy and Bhajaman Behera,
president of the Samruddha Odisha Jatish Mohanty, president of the
Odisha Communist Party Ajeya Rout, RJD State president Harish
Mohapatra, leaders of several other parties and organisations took out
a procession and submitted a memorandum, addressed to the President,
to Governor MC Bhandare demanding a CBI probe.

�"We have submitted a memorandum to the President seeking her
intervention," said Bhajaman. The agitators, mostly women, shouted
anti-Naveen slogans.

�They also demanded a special mechanism to deal with rape cases as the
State has been witnessing about 1,000 such crimes every year. BJP
national executive member Bijay Mohapatra pilloried Naveen for not
visiting the Dalit victim being treated at SCB Medical College and
Hospital despite being in Cuttack on Saturday.

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