Whole country is boiling against the photo journalist rape case. Bollywood stars and Journalist staged a silent protest in the heart of Mumbai from Joggers Park to Amphi theatre carter road displaying banner and placards to express their anger following the rape of a 22-year-old woman in an abandoned textile mill in central Mumbai Thursday evening.
Sonam Kapoor, veteran Dalip Tahil, singer Sona Mohapatra, Karanveer Bohra along with his wife Teejay Sidhu, Kushaal Punjabi, Aparnaa Bajpai, Satish Reddy, Reshma D'souza, and MLA Baba Siddique joined protest against rape in Mumbai. Said Sonam, "I am really shocked and taken aback with the recent shameful incident that took place in Mumbai. A sheer act of cowardice."
While Dilip Tahil said, "It is a shameful and extremely disturbing event which is very shocking. We want justice and punish them." Actor Karanveer Bohra feels very sad about the recent rape case in Mumbai he said, "Sad validation of the fact that NO city in India is safe for women. It is after all the same prevention/enforcement mechanism in use all over."
The woman who was raped was a photojournalist intern for an English-language magazine in Mumbai. She was on assignment with a male colleague shooting pictures of an abandoned mill in the Mahalaxmi area in the south of the city when five men tied up the man she was with and raped her for one-and-a-half hours, according to police.
Journalists from all fraternity and media personalities were seen in full swing to support the cause.