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Citizens across India pay tribute to Amarnath victims

Kolkata: Common man, social and human rights activists came out in scores to condemn the attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims. They even held a candle light vigil to pay tribute to those killed during the attack. Coming forward was also those who had recently protested over mob lynching under the banner of Not In My Name campaign. Large number of people turned up right from Kashmir, to Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Jaipur, Bhopal, Pratapgarh and Giridih. The common Indian seemed to be grieving over the dastardly act of the terrorists. In Kashmir, the Kashmir Civil Society called to pay the tribute to the victims, while eminent activists like Shabnam Hashmi, Kavita Krishnan, and journalists like Saba Naqvi and Vinod Sharma were present along with many others in Delhi. AMU students marched in the city with candles in their show of solidarity with the victims. In Jaipur, Kavita Srivastava led a candle vigil upto Gandhi Circle. Bhopal witnessed maximum citizen presence. The members of minority wing of Pratapgarh Congress also paid tribute, while in Giridih, Rajesh Sinha of CPI-ML and Sandeep jaisawal of AISA, led candle vigil. Kolkata which had heavy rainfall on Tuesday, will have many such programme on July 12. All pictures have been arranged.

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