“Angry and Broken”: Mimi Chakraborty on Bilkis Bano; “Wait,” tweets Nusrat | Latest News India

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Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan, actor-turned-Trinamool MPs, reacted strongly to the release of the 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano rape case amid nationwide outrage against the Gujarat government’s August 15 decision. The Trinamool leader questioned PM Modi’s Independence Day speech, the Trinamool leader said her reaction to the incident is like a woman and she is “angry and heartbroken”. MP Nusrat Jahan said women are still waiting for the injustice to end.



“What was the August 15 speech about??? You said to respect and honor women right????? There’s only one woman speaking here today and I’m angry and heartbroken,” Mimi tweeted.

“Justice stands for integrity and the truth, and the truth is… 11 men convicted of gang rape and murder are treated to candy after release. Slow clap,” Nusrat tweeted.



On August 15, the Gujarat government released all 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment under its enactment policy for the gang rape of Bilkis Bano. The decision sparked national outrage as opposition parties called for the release order to be withdrawn.



Bilkis Bano issued a statement saying how her belief in justice was shaken by the decision. “Two days ago, on August 15, 2022, I felt the trauma of the past 20 years when I heard that the 11 convicted men who ravaged my family and life and took my three-year-old daughter had walked free.” , Bilkis Bano said in a statement released on her behalf by her attorney, Sobha.



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