Sonam Kapoor joins anti-rape protest in Mumbai

Mon Aug 26 2013, 10:29 hrs
The gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai has triggered a massive outrage with protesters demanding harshest punishment of the attackers at the earliest. Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor too is angered by the incident and joined the protestors on August 25 at Joggers Park, Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
The gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai has triggered a massive outrage with protesters demanding harshest punishment of the attackers at the earliest. Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor too is angered by the incident and joined the protestors on August 25 at Joggers Park, Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonam tweeted: “Lets fight back! Be there at joggers park, bandra today at 5pm to protest against the brutality towards women. Ill be there to support it!” (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonam tweeted: “Lets fight back! Be there at joggers park, bandra today at 5pm to protest against the brutality towards women. Ill be there to support it!” (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonam Kapoor during the protest rally demanding justice for the photojournalist. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonam Kapoor during the protest rally demanding justice for the photojournalist. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonam Kapoor had tweeted on the day of the incident: "I'm really shocked and taken aback with the recent shameful incident that took place in Mumbai yesterday. A sheer act of cowardice." Sonam Kapoor at the protest in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonam Kapoor had tweeted on the day of the incident: "I'm really shocked and taken aback with the recent shameful incident that took place in Mumbai yesterday. A sheer act of cowardice."
Sonam Kapoor at the protest in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonan holds a placard during a protest against the gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Sonan holds a placard during a protest against the gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
 Filmmaker Karan Johar also tweeted: "Helpless to say the least... Words like "devastated", "disgusted" mean nothing at a time like this! Gangrape in my city... I feel ashamed." Sonam Kapoor during the protest rally in Mumbai.(IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Filmmaker Karan Johar also tweeted: "Helpless to say the least... Words like "devastated", "disgusted" mean nothing at a time like this! Gangrape in my city... I feel ashamed."
Sonam Kapoor during the protest rally in Mumbai.(IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan said: "Punishing those responsible for this heinous crime is one part of the deterrent. The second, far greater deterrent is to change our own mindsets.” Sonam Kapoor during the protest rally in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan said: "Punishing those responsible for this heinous crime is one part of the deterrent. The second, far greater deterrent is to change our own mindsets.”
Sonam Kapoor during the protest rally in Mumbai. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)
Protesters in Kolkata display placards and banners demanding that the culprits of the incident be brought to book immediately. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Protesters in Kolkata display placards and banners demanding that the culprits of the incident be brought to book immediately. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Organisations have demanded that all necessary steps be taken to ensure that safety and security of journalists and common citizens, is not compromised. Protesters during the rally in Kolkata. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Organisations have demanded that all necessary steps be taken to ensure that safety and security of journalists and common citizens, is not compromised.
Protesters during the rally in Kolkata. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Protesters hold placards during a march against rape in New Delhi. (AP)
Protesters hold placards during a march against rape in New Delhi. (AP)
The incident is a chilling reminder of the December 16 gangrape in Delhi. (AP)
The incident is a chilling reminder of the December 16 gangrape in Delhi. (AP)
The victim, an intern with an English magazine, was allegedly gangraped by five men on Thursday near Shakti Mills in Lower Parel area in Mumbai when she was on an assignment. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
The victim, an intern with an English magazine, was allegedly gangraped by five men on Thursday near Shakti Mills in Lower Parel area in Mumbai when she was on an assignment. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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