After Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Anushka Sharma, Kareena Kapoor Khan among several other Bollywood celebrities took turns on their social media accounts to demand justice for a 19-year-old woman from Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh who was gang-raped, now Alia Bhat joined the bandwagon to seek justice for the victim who passed away at a Delhi hospital on Tuesday.
Taking to her Instagram story, Alia wrote, “They cut her tongue but they could not silence her. She now speaks in a billion voices #Hathras”
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Meanwhile, talking about the same incident, Sussanne Khan wrote on her Instagram handle, “”It’s heartbreaking, sickening and repulsive to hear about 19-year-old Manisha Valmiki, from Uttar Pradesh Hathras gang rape case, a shocking incident, of this innocent 19-year-old Dalit woman, the Hathras rape victim who was gang-raped by 4 men in Uttar Pradesh on September 14, passed away on Tuesday morning at a hospital in Delhi. The victim was struggling for her life under the ventilator in an Aligarh hospital for around 3 days. Later, she was referred to Safdarjung, Delhi on Monday. However, the conditions of Hathras rape victim failed to improve and hence she succumbed to the injuries….Aren’t these sick misogynistic men scarier monsters to fear than Covid-19… ! And the question is what is anyone doing to stop them. #stoprape #brutalism #justiceformanishavalmiki #weneedtoprotectourwomen ✊🏼💔💔💔 #ourwomenourpride🚩🇮🇳✊🏼”