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In Pics: 'Not In My Name' Protests Against Mob Lynching

India | News18.com | June 28, 2017, 9:17 pm
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 Thousands of people across the country took to the streets in a citizens' protest named 'Not in My Name' against the recent incidents of mob killings (Photo: Network18)

Thousands of people across the country took to the streets in a citizens' protest named 'Not in My Name' against the recent incidents of mob killings (Photo: Network18)

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 In Bengaluru, historian Ramchandra Guha joined the hundreds in protesting at the Town Hall (Photo: Network18)

In Bengaluru, historian Ramchandra Guha joined the hundreds in protesting at the Town Hall (Photo: Network18)

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 Actor and film director Girish Karnad takes part in the protest in Bengaluru (Photo: Network18)

Actor and film director Girish Karnad takes part in the protest in Bengaluru (Photo: Network18)

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 Protesters marched silently, holding posters and placards bearing slogans (Photo: Network18)

Protesters marched silently, holding posters and placards bearing slogans (Photo: Network18)

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 Holding placards that read: Break the Silence

Holding placards that read: Break the Silence", "No Place for Islamophobia" and "Shed Hate not Blood", among others, the protesters gathered to send out a message that there is a need to unite for a cause (Photo: Network18)

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 The campaign was started by film maker Saba Dewan after 16-year-old Junaid Khan was lynched over claims of ‘eating beef’ (Photo: Network18)

The campaign was started by film maker Saba Dewan after 16-year-old Junaid Khan was lynched over claims of ‘eating beef’ (Photo: Network18)

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 The campaign which was meant to lead to a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi has now spread across 11 cities in India (Photo: Network18)

The campaign which was meant to lead to a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi has now spread across 11 cities in India (Photo: Network18)

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 Musician Rabbi Shergill takes the stage at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (Photo: Network18)

Musician Rabbi Shergill takes the stage at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (Photo: Network18)

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 Bollywood actors, writers, historians, politicians join the protests across India to support the campaign “Not In My Name” (Photo: Network18)

Bollywood actors, writers, historians, politicians join the protests across India to support the campaign “Not In My Name” (Photo: Network18)

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 People sought to distance themselves from the violence unleashed over 'protection of cows ', calling out right-wing hardliners' stand over the bloodshed the country has been witnessing (Photo: Network18)

People sought to distance themselves from the violence unleashed over 'protection of cows ', calling out right-wing hardliners' stand over the bloodshed the country has been witnessing (Photo: Network18)

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 People from NGOs , IT companies, lawyers and activists, students and home makers laso participated in the campaign (Photo: Network18)

People from NGOs , IT companies, lawyers and activists, students and home makers laso participated in the campaign (Photo: Network18)

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 In Kolkata, the protesters gathered at Dhakuria. The event was attended by Filmmaker Aparna Sen (Photo: Network18)

In Kolkata, the protesters gathered at Dhakuria. The event was attended by Filmmaker Aparna Sen (Photo: Network18)

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 The protesters penned poems penned by Mahatma Gandhi and the posters spoke out that the mob lynchings are examples of

The protesters penned poems penned by Mahatma Gandhi and the posters spoke out that the mob lynchings are examples of "false nationalism." (Photo; Network18)

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 At Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, close to 5000 people jostled with each other holding posters and placards demanding the government should act against those responsible for such incidents (Photo: Network18)

At Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, close to 5000 people jostled with each other holding posters and placards demanding the government should act against those responsible for such incidents (Photo: Network18)