When I wear robes, I have no religion: Deepika Rajawat, lawyer for the Kathua rape victim’s family

Deepika Rajawat
Deepika RajawatLawyer for the Kathua rape victim’s family

“You will not be forgiven.”

“Are you hand in glove with the Hurriyat?”

These are just some of the comments Advocate Deepika Rajawat has received from members of the legal fraternity ever since she took up the Kathua rape and murder case earlier this year. Her colleagues have shunned her, branding her as an anti-nationalist. Others have even gone to the extent of issuing rape and death threats.

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