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Ahead of Protest Planned in opposition to UP Rape, Delhi Police Say Large Gatherings at India Gate Not Allowed

File photograph: Vehicles transfer previous the India Gate warfare memorial in New Delhi. (Reuters)

The police announcement got here after a protest meet deliberate at India Gate on Friday demanding justice for the 20-year-old from Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras who was brutally gang-raped, tortured and murdered.

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  • Last Updated: October 1, 2020, 11:37 PM IST

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Amid rising uproar within the nationwide capital over the dying of the Hathras gang-rape sufferer earlier this week, Delhi Police on Thursday mentioned massive gatherings in and round India Gate have been banned on October 2, the day which marks the delivery anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, because of the imposition of Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

However, the police mentioned a gathering of as much as 100 individuals is permissible at Jantar Mantar, however provided that permitted by the “competent authority”. Jantar Mantar is simply three kilometres away from India Gate.






“No gathering is permissible around India Gate due to imposition of Section 144 CrPC,” Delhi Police mentioned in one other tweet.

The announcement got here after a protest meet deliberate at India Gate on Friday demanding justice for the 20-year-old from Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras who was brutally gang-raped, tortured and murdered. The horrific incident has reminded the nation of the Nirbhaya case.


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