Bollywood enraged over Kathua rape

With the outrage over the horrifying gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Rasana village near Kathua in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is growing louder across the nation, the Bollywood fraternity too could not hold in the rage anymore.

The recent investigation into the January incident has unfolded the gory details of the crime that was allegedly committed inside a temple where the girl was sedated, raped a multiple times, and later murdered and thrown in the woods.

Ashamed and enraged, Bollywood now demands #JusticeForOurChild. Celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Vishal Dadlani, Kalki Koechlin, Richa Chadha and many others have posted pictures on their social media holding placards with a message demanding justice for the victim. People have followed in their footsteps, which has given way to a new trend that is purely and wholly for a social cause.

The latest to join the list is Kareena Kapoor, who took to Instagram and posted a photo with the placard that read, “I am Hindustan. I am Ashamed. #JusticeForOurChild 8 years old. Gangraped. Murdered in ‘Devi’-sthaan temple.”