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Indian demonstrators hold placards during a silent protest 'Not In My Name' in support of rape victims following high profile cases in Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh states, in New Delhi on 15 April, 2018. Picture: AFP

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Eight go on trial in India for rape, murder of Kashmir girl

The protests have also focussed on another rape incident allegedly involving a BJP lawmaker in the crime-ridden, most populous, poor northern state of Uttar Pradesh.