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Civil society stage protest at Teen Talwar demanding justice for Nimrita

Nimrita, a BDS final-year student at Bibi Aseefa Dental College, Larkana was found dead in her hostel on Sept 16.

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Civil society members staged a sit-in at Teen Talwar Karachi demanding justice for Nimrita Chandani, Hindu medical student who was found dead at a medical college hostel in Larkana.

Members of the civil society in a peaceful protested carried banners inscribed with slogans calling for the provision of justice for Dr. Nimrita Chandani. Protesters termed it as “a murder of a student belonging to the Hindu community”.

#JusticeForNimirta: Death of BDS final-year student in Larkana sparks outrage

A large number of the public gathered at the Tween Talwar which resulted in The main Clifton road being partially closed for traffic. Other than civil society members the protest was joined in by medical students, activist Mohammed Jibran Nasir, Jamaat-i-Islami leader Zakir Mahenti, and PTI MNA Ramesh Kumar.

Protestors demanded a judicial inquiry led by a judge of Sindh High Court into the death of the student. They also urged that the Sindh government suspends the hostel warden and demand the issuance of a show-cause notice to the vice-chancellor of the medical university in Larkana.

According to the Media reports Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Junior also joined in the sit-in in the afternoon.

Nimrita, a BDS final-year student at Bibi Aseefa Dental College, Larkana was found dead in her hostel on Sept 16.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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