New Delhi | Jagran  News Desk: Congress has announced that it will stage 'satyagraha' in the district headquarters of states across the country demanding justice for the family of Hathras victim. "The Pradesh Congress Committees will be organising silent Satyagraha sit-in, at Mahatma Gandhi/Ambedkar statues and any other place of significance, against the brutal and arbitrary actions of the UP Government, demanding justice for the victim and her family," AICC general secretary, Organisation, KC Venugopal said in a statement. 

Earlier on Sunday, Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad met the kin of the alleged 19-year-old gangrape victim  and demanded Y-category security for them. “I demand ‘Y security’ for the family or I’ll take them to my house, they aren’t safe here. We want an inquiry to be done under the supervision of a retired Supreme Court judge,” 

Here are the highlights of today's developments  Hathras case

3:30 pm  An unidentified person throws ink at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) delegation that is in Hathras to meet the family members of the alleged gangrape victim.


2:30 pm Our opponents are conspiring against us by trying to lay a foundation for caste and communal riots through international funding. For last one week, opposition parties were keen to see riots. We need to move forward amidst all these conspiracies: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

2:00 pm The Uttar Pradesh Police claimed they have uncovered an “international plot” to instigate riots along caste lines and defame the Yogi Adityanath government in connection with the Hathras case. On Sunday, an FIR was registered  against unidentified persons at the Chandpa Police Station in Hathras under several stringent sections of the IPC, including sedition.

1:30 pm: Senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday questioned the "silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Hathras incident. "Modi Ji used to remain vocal in each and every issue from Local to Global but still remains mute on the heart-wrenching incident of Hathras, What is happened to u (you) Modi Ji? Where is your "Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikash Sabka Viswash?" Hypocracy (hypocrisy) has been exposed after Hathras," he tweeted.

12: 45 pm The Gautam Buddh Nagar Police has registered an FIR against over 500 Congress workers, charging them with unlawful assembly two days ago at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border in Noida amid the pandemic, PTI reported. The FIR has been registered against Congress' Gautam Buddh Nagar unit president Manoj Chaudhary, Noida unit chief Shahabuddin and 500 unnamed party workers, the police officials said. 

12: 15 pm Congress workers stage protest in Ahmedabad against incident that took place in Hathras

11: 45 am Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs in Punjab will today visit Hathras village to meet the kin of the deceased woman. Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema, along with MLAs Rupinder Kaur Ruby, Baldev Singh Jaito, Manjit Singh Bilaspur and Kulwant Singh Pandori, are expected to meet the kin this afternoon.

11:15 am FIR against Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and 400-500 unnamed people for violation of Section 144 in Hathras, reports ANI

11:00 am Congress party national spokesperson Kushbu to participate in Satyagraha in front of Ambedkar statue opposite Perambur railway station at 4pm today

10:45 am Congress workers stage protest in Mumbai against the alleged gang rape of woman in Hathras.


10:15 am Under attack from opposition over the rape and murder of Dalit girl in Hathras, chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday directed the police to investigate matters relating to women and SC/STs with utmost sensitivity and seriousness

10:10 am Congress to protest at Gandhi statue near Mantralaya to demand justice for Hathras victim at 10:30 am.

10:05 am  Ex-BJP MLA hosts gathering of upper caste men seeking ‘justice’ for Hathras gang rape accused. A large gathering of upper caste men converged at former Hathras Sadar legislator from BJP Rajveer Pehalwan’s residence in Hathras on Sunday “in support of the four accused” in the gang-rape and murder of the 19-year-old Dalit girl.

10:00 am Senior leaders, MPs, MLAs and office bearers, party functionaries and ordinary workers will be participating in the ''Satyagraha' across the nation in full strength.

Posted By: Rakesh Kumar Jha