Delhi CM Kejriwal On Gargi College Horror: 'Won't Tolerate This; Daughters Should Be Safe'


Responding to the shocking incident that took place at Gargi college yesterday, Delhi CM & AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal stated that he was "sad" & "disappointed".

Written By Ananya Varma | Mumbai | Updated On:

Responding to the shocking incident that took place at DU's Gargi college yesterday, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal stated that he was "sad" and "disappointed" at what had happened. Releasing a statement, on Saturday, February 8, a Gargi college student alleged that, "8,000-10,000 individuals accumulated in their campus" by jumping the gates and damaged the property of Gargi. They allegedly manhandled, molested and groped the women students during the concert. 

Read: Sanjay Singh slams Delhi Police for inaction in Gargi case, calls them 'mute spectators'

"What happened with our daughters at Gargi College is very sad and disappointing. This cannot be tolerated at all. The culprits should be handed the harshest of commeuppance. And it should be ensured that the children studying in our colleges are safe," read Kejriwal's tweet in Hindi.

Read: Women allegedly assaulted at DU’s Gargi college, Congress blames 'right-wing groups'

'Delhi Police mute spectators'

Earlier in the day, slamming the Delhi Police's lack of action, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Sanjay Singh stated that the Delhi police acted as "mute spectators". He also took the opportunity to slam Union Home Minister Amit Shah, asking him if this was his idea of "Beti Bachao" movement? The AAP member also gave a Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha citing 'indecent behaviour with students of Delhi's Gargi college during the college's annual festival' as his reason. 

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"You will be surprised to hear that during the incidents of indecent obscenity, molesting the students studying here at Gargi College of Delhi, the capital of the country, Delhi Police remained a mute spectator Amit Shah, is this what your Beti Bachao campaign is about?" read Sanjay Singh's tweet. 

Read: DCW issues notices to Delhi Police, Gargi College over harassment complaints

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