People of Jammu mourn the death of the Delhi’s 23 Year old medical student
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 12/29/2012 at 10:37AM
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Girls took out a protest march and mourned the death. Students of women colleges were in tears while expressing their ire over the rape. They demanded capital punishment for the rape accused while others sought justice. Many carried placards highlighting the lack of safety for women.
The para-medical student, who was gang-raped and brutally assaulted by six men in a moving bus on December 16, died at the
Her condition took a turn for the worse last night and she died in the wee hours today due to multiple organ failure.
Meanwhile various organizations including Jammu Province People Forum (JPPF), S. O. S. International, Jammu &Kashmir Samaj Sudhar committee, Vichar Kranti Manch ,Panun Kashmir ,BJP Mahila wing,NC,Women wing ,PDP Mahila wing, Shri Ram Sena,Shiv Sena,AIKS,ASKPC,Vichar Manch condoled Delhi rape victim’s demise.
Jammu Province People Forum observed two minutes silence with prayer to Almighty to bestow peace to the departed soul and courage to the bereaved parents and family members to bear the irreparable loss. The prayers was attended by Paviter Singh Bhardwaj, Rajiv Mahajan (Shri Ram Sena, state president), Inderjeet Khajuria, Kr. Narayan Singh, MS Katoch, ML Sharma, S Gajan Singh Khajuria, Avinash Bhatia, Amrit Magotra, Prof. B.L. Bhardwaj, S. Gajan Singh Khalsa, Sunita Sharma, and Pushpinder Singh and Partap Singh.
Rajeev Chuni, Chairman S. O. S. International had expressed his deep shock over the death of Delhi gang rape victim at Singapore after struggling for life for more than 13 days. He urged the people of
In a statement Mr. Chuni said all these days while she survived after rape she conveyed to the Indian people at every moment to wake up and make such environment in the country especially in the capital where woman folk can live fearless and dignified life. He said that the torment of the rape victim struck the conscience of the people across the country who took to streets against the apathetic attitude of the state and central governments in making the streets safe for common female.
Mr. Chuni said that in a Male dominated society of
Mr. Chuni said that S.O.S. International has filed a Public Interest Litigation whereby J&K government violating the Supreme Court of India guidelines about not disclosing the name of rape victims, issued a list with name and parentage of rape victims on the Floor of the J&K Legislative Assembly. “SOS International is going to file an urgency memo in the same with prayer to decide the case on priority issuing directions to the government to make the roads safe for the female folk”, he said.
Mr. Chuni further said that Union Home Minister has issued a statement claiming that every bus would be provided with a Home Guard jawan for the security of the female folk travelling in buses, which seem to be a ploy to hoodwink the common masses. The politicians and their kin who are insulated from such like dangers issue such statements and then forget, he said adding same measures were issued after Kandhar hijack drama and no implementation was ensured after that.
SOS International chairman Rajeev Chuni demanded that Police stations in states where there is high rate of crime against women should have
CCTV cameras so that when a victim of rape or sexual harassment approaches the concerned police station, the approach and behavior of concerned police officials are recorded. He said that suicide by rape victim in
Mr. Chuni asked the people of the country not to let the government use its oft repeated ploy of lingering on the issue and seek strict implementation of the existing laws against the harassment and victimization of female folk besides action against those responsible for the perpetuation of such like crimes all over the country.
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