Hartal over Kathua rape: Civil society respond to the mass arrest by Kerala police

The Kerala police have arrested more than a thousand people in connection with the harthal seeking Justice for Kathua rape victim. Several youths were held on charges of non-bailable offenses. These youths, both the activists belonging to various organizations as well as individuals, were democratically protesting against the Sangh Parivar forces, whose members were involved in the ghastly rape-murder of the eight-year-old.