ABVP protests seeking justice for Sandeshkhali victims

ABVP activists submitting memorandum to ADC Jammu.
ABVP activists submitting memorandum to ADC Jammu.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Mar 5: Like in other parts of the country, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) organized strong protest demonstrations at Jammu University, GGM Science College and other places to voice their demand for justice for the women who have fallen victim to heinous crimes in Sandeshkhali.
The protests, which saw a significant turnout of students , were aimed to highlight the failures of Mamata Banerjee’s Government in ensuring the safety and security of its citizens, particularly women.
ABVP Jammu Mahanagar Secretary Arman Khajuria expressed anguish over the escalating cases of violence against women in Sandeshkhali and condemned the negligence of the State authorities in addressing these issues effectively. The protesters demanded immediate action to bring the perpetrators to justice and ensure the safety of women in the region.
ABVP called for stricter laws, swift investigation procedures, and stringent punishment for those found guilty of committing crimes against women. Additionally, they urged the Government to prioritize the establishment of support systems and shelters for victims of gender-based violence.
Jammu Mahanagar Joint Secretary Harish Sharma also addressed the gathering. ABVP requested the President of India and law enforcement agencies to heed the voices of the people and take immediate and decisive action to address the underlying issues contributing to the pervasive violence against women. They pledged to continue their efforts until justice is served and the rights and dignity of every individual, especially women, are safeguarded.
Through Additional DC Jammu, the ABVP activists also submitted a memorandum addressed to President of India.
Similar protest was held at Jammu University, under the leadership of ABVP State Secretary Akshi Billowria, ABVP Jammu University President Sahil Choudhary and Secretary Ananya Rathore.