Artist seeking justice for Nirmala
KATHMANDU:- Nepali artists have started pressuring the government through social media for justice for Nirmala Pant, 13, of Bhim Dutta Municipality, Kanchanpur, who was murdered after being raped. Artists have joined the ‘digital movement’ in which Facebook users have started pressuring to arrest the killer of Nirmala Pant on the Facebook profile of Nepal’s top leader.
Since Saturday evening, social media users have launched a campaign to comment on personal social sites of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, CPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda), Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and other top leaders demanding justice for Nirmala. Whereas, the actors have demanded justice for Nirmala through the social media they run.
Actress Rekha Thapa shared a poster on Facebook saying, “Government found, justice not found”. Saying that Nirmala’s lack of justice has created fear in the minds of many daughters, she writes “Nirmala’s lack of justice means fear in the minds of millions of daughters in this country.” It is to impose a fear on the parents of millions of teenagers. Overall, our country is not golden for our daughter. ‘
Ayushman Deshraj Joshi, Varsha Siwakoti, Keki Adhikari, Sandhya KC, Deepashree Niraula, Varsha Raut, Benisha Hamal, Priyanka Karki, Anup Vikram Shah and others have also called for justice for Nirmala Pant on social media. Nirmala’s body was found murdered after being raped. The culprit of the incident has not been identified yet.