Thousands March Silently in Udaipur, Demand Capital Punishment For Kanhaiya Lal’s Killers
JAIPUR, (IANS) – Thousands of residents of Udaipur, agitated by the gruesome broad daylight beheading of Kanhaiya Lal inside his tailoring shop by two assailants on Tuesday, took out a silent march during curfew on June 30, demanding death penalty for the accused.
Scores of people from Udaipur and its adjoining areas took part in the silent march with placards and saffron flags. The rally left the municipal corporation premises and reached the district collectorate via Surajpol, Bapu Bazar, Bank Tiraha and Dehli Gate, demanding death penalty for killers of Kanhaiya Lal.
The march was around 2.5 km long with people walking shoulder to shoulder. The protest was led by the Sant Samaj of Mewar.
The protesters also demanded Rs 5 crore compensation and government jobs for both sons of Kanhaiya Lal, medical treatment of the companion who was injured while saving the deceased, along with complete security for the victim’s entire family.