Attacking the PM, Rahul tweeted, "Dear Prime Minister, Thank you for breaking your long silence". "I got a message from a Congress convener at 8.30 pm that we have to gather at the DPCC office, from where we will leave for India Gate to join Rahul Gandhi", said Vijay Jatyan, state coordinator of the Delhi Congress.
Following Gandhi's protest, some PCC units too staged protests on Friday.
On the Modi government's "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" initiative, Gandhi said it was the right slogan and the prime minister must start work on "Beti Bachao".
Talking to ANI, Leader of the Opposition Azad said ¿The government is sleeping and so at this time Congress will have to wake them up. Addressing a press conference here, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said the party's ministers in Jammu and Kashmir, who had slammed the police over its action against the rape accused, had been misled.
At the vigil, Rahul said the women of the country were afraid to go out and the government must ensure their safety and help them live in peace.
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger last year in Uttar Pradesh.
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Taking to Twitter on Thursday, he asked how anyone could protect the perpetrators of such evil.
Sibal said the Prime Minister did not observe a fast when Nirav Modi, accused in the PNB scam, left the country under his nose.
Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, senior party leaders Salman Khurshid, Ahmed Patel, Ashok Gehlot, and Ambika Soni also took part in the protest. "India simply can not continue to treat its women the way it does. The victims should be rehabilitated and the police officials protecting the accused should be punished".
Congress president Rahul Gandhi has instructed his party members to carry out a candle-light march in capitals of all the states, after rape incidents in Unnao and Kathua, reported news agency ANI.