Kerala artist's house attacked for painting against Kathua rape 

Teacher and an artist Durga Malathi has been facing immense criticism by right-wingers for her drawings condemning the Kathua rape and murder case.

Published: 20th April 2018 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st April 2018 01:18 PM   |  A+A-

Kerala artist Durga Malathi whose house was attacked last night in Kerala's Palakkad (Courtesy: Facebook/Durga Malathi)


PALAKKAD: A group of unidentified men pelted stones at artist Durga Malathi's house in Kerala's Palakkad district last night for her painting against Kathua rape case.

A vehicle parked in front of her house was also damaged in the attack. She shared the photos of the attacked vehicle on Facebook, asking what wrong has she done to be attacked in such heinous manner.

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The local police have registered a case against the miscreants and tightened the security for Durga.

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Malathi is a teacher and an artist who has been facing immense criticism on social media over the last few days for protesting against the Kathua rape and murder case.

Durga was attacked for allegedly 'hurting religious sentiments.'

She had done two paintings depicting male genitals along with some Hindutva idols, inviting abuse and threat on the social media for allegedly 'hurting religious sentiments.'

An eight-year-old girl from a nomadic Muslim community was allegedly abducted, drugged, raped, tortured and bludgeoned to death in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in January. (ANI)


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