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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Celebrities across borders mourn Asifa

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Celebrities from India and Pakistan have expressed their deep sorrow over the horrible incident of the brutal rape of an eight-year-old Muslim girl Asifa in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The rape case has shook India as widespread protests erupted by the Hindu nationalists to save the culprits in the case.


According to the reports the primary reason for this heinous crime was to frighten the Muslims living in the Hindu-majority area of Indian Occupied Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi while delivering a speech yesterday in New Delhi and assured that the culprits will be brought to justice soon. Rahul Gandhi, leader of Indian National Congress led the midnight march to Indian Gate in Delhi to express his solidarity with the victim and demanded justice for the girl.


The high-profile celebrities from India, Pakistan including various cricketers joined the mass protest and expressed their sorrow on social media accounts. Soon ‘Justice for Asifa’ became the top worldwide trend on Twitter.

Actors including Armeena Khan, Ajay Devgan, Parineeti Chopra, Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, musician Vishal Dadlani, Pakistani Cricketer Shahid Afridi, Raveena Tandon, Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan, Rahul Dravid, actor Akshay Kumar and others.

The celebrities in their tweets have urged the government to set aside the politics of religion and leave no stone unturned to punish the culprits.