Bhubaneswar, 02/11/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Swarna Prava Nayak ) : Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday launched its indefinite strike seeking justice for the Kunduli gang rape victim.
Former Nabarangpur MP and Congress’ ST Cell chief Pradeep Majhi and Koraput MLA and party’s SC Cell President Krushna Sagaria led the protest.
A memorandum comprising five point-charter of demands was submitted to the Governor seeking his early intervention into the matter.
The demands include treatment to the gang rape victim in a reputedprivate run hospital in the state capital, judicial probe, make the victim’s medical report public, provide compensation of Rs 50 lakh to the victim and take stringent action against the culprits.
Earlier, the party had observed bandh in Koraput district and held a protest march from the Musaguda village, the native village of gang rape survivor, to the DIG office in the district headquarter in a bid to put pressure the State government to arrest all the accused involved in the gangrape case at the earliest.
A class IX class student of Sorisapadar village under Potangi police limits in Koraput district was allegedly gang raped by four security personnel while she was returning from the Kunduli Haat (market) on October 10.