393 rapes in Delhi in past three months - The New Indian Express

393 rapes in Delhi in past three months

Published: 21st Apr 2013 08:43:26 AM

For the second time since December 2012, Delhi saw a tsunami of anger over rape. A couple of dolls, flopping akimbo on the five-year-old girl who was raped over three days in a capital slum became the emblem of a city’s sound and fury, signifying its anger towards a police that fails to protect women and children, and towards a political establishment that seems to have done little except repeatedly appoint commissions as after the December gangrape. As Delhi seethed in sullen rage, the government seemed to be expecting a December protest redux. Section 144 was hastily imposed as if anticipating the capital’s anger rising in the early summer heat. Soon, the number of  protesters swelled at the protected enclaves of the capital—the homes of Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Sushilkumar Shinde and Delhi Police headquarters. The agitation also became politicised with fringe parties and student organisations taking over camera space to mark their presence as moral agitators. Police barricades nearly collapsed as protestors tried to pull them down in an attempt to reach Police HQ. In the middle of all this blood, pain, heat and dust are numbers that stare out like omens that portend a grim pattern.

For Delhi’s girls, April has been the cruellest month. On April 1, a five-year-old kindergarten student in East Delhi was sodomised by Pramod, her teacher on the school premises in Jagatpuri. The same day, a 15-year-old Class X student was gangraped in East Delhi. On April 14, a 10-year-old girl playing outside her house in Sultanpuri was dragged by Rakesh Kaushal into a stationary bus and raped. In Delhi, a woman is raped every six hours while the national figure is one rape every 36 minutes. Delhi Police data states that from January to March 31, 2013,  393 rapes have been reported; the corresponding figure for 2012 is 152—more than a 100% rise.

 

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Comments(7)

This is decades of looting and mismanagement of Nehru/Italian dynasty rule in India. Indians lets give AAM ADMI PARTY at least a chance to prove themselves. We need them to to bring back India's past glory and billions of dollars of tax payers money from Swiss bank which Nehru/Italian dynasty looted. We need to stand united once again to " quit India to Italy" .

Advancement in science and technology means nothing when dignity, morality and safety is compromised. India has lost its image all across the world. Figures are increasing. Forget tourism in India. Many countries have advised travelers to boycott traveling India. UN has listed India in top 10 most unsafest place. Congratulations to all politicians and law makers for this achievement.

This is not government but spirit of the people in the city is somehow freaked out. What kind of person can do that thing? Who can teach children to get adult and be such mad and crazy kind of person? A loving parents? Or hate, pain and sorrow and fall of the culture amongst the poor? You cannot watch all the people in the india you must just educate them properly but nobody cares, and when nobody cares only evil cares about it's own dark interest.

i am thankful that this is becoming public knowledge. maybe when the worlds businesses refuse to operate in India, hire Indian workers or buy Indian products, when everybody refuses to travel to India. Maybe the country will both government and the public that allow it will finally realize that this is not how you operate in the current world.

india should change the name of its currency from the rupee to the rapemee!

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