SP workers light lamps across UP in memory of Hathras woman who died after being gang-raped

  • | Tuesday | 30th November, 2021

Lucknow, Nov 30 (PTI) Samajwadi Party workers on Tuesday lit candles and lamps in Lucknow and other districts of Uttar Pradesh in memory of the woman from Hathras who died last year after allegedly being gang-raped. In a statement issued here, SP chief spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary said lamps were lit at the party offices throughout the state to mark the "Hathras kee Beti kaa Smriti Divas". A two-minute silence was also observed in memory of the woman, he said. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav too paid tribute to the woman by lighting two candles. The 19-year-old woman was allegedly raped by four men at a village in Hathras on September 14 last year. After her condition deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi"s Safdarjung Hospital where she breathed her last a fortnight after the incident. PTI NAV SMN SMN

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