Soni Sori Mukti Morcha organized a gathering followed by a rally along with poster demonstration at Kolkata Book fair on 9th February 2013. The morcha started its gathering in front of Little Magazine Pavilion around 3.30pm. Representatives from Durbar Mahila samanwaya Committee, Bandi Mukti Committee, Durbar Disha Mahila Griha Sramik Samanwaya Committee and Binodini Sramik Union and Amra Padatik  gathered raising posters in their hand demanding unconditional release for Soni Sori.



They marched through different sections of book fair with slogans demanding seizure of the gallantry award from SP Ankit Garg who was the mastermind of the horrible sexual torture against Soni Sori. Many participants of the book fair showed their interest regarding Soni and present state of affairs . The rally was ended in a mass gathering in front of Little Magazine pavilion whre Choton Das from Bandi Mukti Committee and others described the obnoxious episode  of custodial sexual exploitation on Soni. Many participants after listening the incident expressed their mental trauma and shock. Swapna Gayen from Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee described it as a national shame. She also illustrated that while


the nation showed their discontent against a rape in Delhi– the Soni’s sexual harassment and trauma remains unaddressed till date . Parbati Halder representing Amra Padatik told that custodial rape should be dealt with stringent punitive actions.

“The issue was unbelievable”commented a few college students who attended the event and promised to pay their support in all forthcoming programme of Soni Sori Mukti Morcha.


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