Udupi:Girls Islamic Organization Holds Massive Protest to condemn Delhi Gang-rape

Mohammed Marakada

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Udupi, Jan 6: The Girls Islamic Organization in association with women’s wing of Jamath-e-Islami Hind held a massive rally here on Saturday January 5 to condemn the recent gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi and to demand quick action and better security for women.

Well-known writer Tara Bhat, GIO Udupi district convener Mariam Assadi and GIO state secretary Khamrunnisa addressed the protestors.Jamath-e-Islami Hind district convener Samina Shukur, co-convener Jameela Hoode, and state advisory committee member Kulsum Aboobakker were present

The rally wound through Jodukatte, Diana circle, service bus stand, Bannanje and culminated at SP’s office where a protest meeting was staged.Hussain Bengre, Idris Hoode and Mohammed Marakada submitted a memorandum to SP Dr Boralingaiah on the occasion.

The memorandum urged the authorities to take steps to curb spreading of obscenity through print and electronic media and action against corrupt practices in the censor board. It also sought ban on night shifts for working women especially in corporate sector and call centres, action against those who propagate obscenity through posters in public posters, steps to ensure safety of women, probe into the recent cases of crimes against women in the coastal districts and strict punishment to culprits, and separate buses for women.

Comments on this Article
saihan, dubai Tue, January-8-2013, 3:50
Dear brother Amith, Islam never denied the rights to woman and these womans are part of Islamic orgnanisations, if you analyse Islam I think it is the only religion on earth which speaks about women right.
amith kumar, udupi Mon, January-7-2013, 9:42
Hats off to GIO,these are the brave women who will fight for their right denied by islam.
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