In response to the call of the Bangalore Province to make a statement to condemn the act of rape and subsequent death of ‘Amanat’, the young medical student from Delhi, the staff and students of Nazareth School, Banakal, offered prayers and condolence to ‘Amanat’.  They also prayed for strength and courage for the bereaved family of the victim. Elizabeth Jaya Rani, SCN, the Principal addressed the teachers and students about the recent happenings in Delhi, Bihar, Jaipur, and in other parts of the country with regard to the treatment meted out to women and girls.  The collage prepared by the school spoke volumes about how the women suffer and their cry for justice. The students lit candles and prayed to God for the soul of the victim and her family.  May the soul of ‘Amanat’ rest in peace.

Nazareth Banakal