e n

Manisha’s terrified father wants justice and security

Manisha’s family is still terrified. When, on October 11 afternoon, the police wanted to take them to Lucknow for a court hearing, they refused. They were afraid of travelling with the police, and being away from home, at night, Nawal Kishore Kumar reports

Ground Report

“Until her murderers are punished and we get justice, we won’t immerse her ashes. We want justice to be done and also security for our family,” says the father of Manisha Valmiki. In a conversation with the FORWARD Press at Boolgarhi village of Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, he talked about the horror his daughter underwent on 14 September.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: Manisha’s terrified father wants justice and security

About The Author

Nawal Kishore Kumar

Nawal Kishore Kumar is Editor (Hindi), Forward Press

Related Articles

Ideology more important than money in electoral politics
The weight of what you stand for, your ideas, your ideology are the most important for winning an election. Ideas ignite movements and movements...
Tilak’s Nationalism
'Had the British not come to India, the Peshwas would have been ruling the entire country,' wrote Tilak in his newspaper. If the Peshwas...
The story of the Premchand Sahitya Sansthan in Gorakhpur
As students at Gorakhpur University, my friends and I acutely felt that if we were to fight the poverty, unemployment and misery of the...
Unpacking biases in literature and history
When glowing articles on Kabir were appearing in foreign newspapers, Hindi writers were in deep slumber, writes Subhash Chandra Kushwaha
The plight of Dalits, Adivasis and OBCs in Kashmir
Ram Avatar says that after the revocation of Articles 370 and 35A, people are reluctant to rent out their land for fear that the...