Delhi anti-rape protests: Tweets from India Gate, Raisina Hill
Posted on: 12:41 PM IST Dec 22, 2012
New Delhi: The brutal incident that shook the very roots of humanity, after a 23-year-old was gangraped in a private bus, has stirred uproar in the society. From Rajya Sabha to the streets of the country, the entire nation is demanding justice for the rape victim who is battling for her life in the hospital.
The doctors have been constantly monitoring her condition; however, the girl continues to remain critical. With her intestines ruptured and her liver not working, the doctors are trying their best to save her life.On the other hand, with the sixth accused arrested, the nation is demanding a death penalty for the perpetrators. Police has invoked charges of attempt to murder and destruction of evidence against the victim.With the entire nation taking to the streets in protest of the brutal incident and demanding for stringent laws for the safety of women, another protest march is taking place at India Gate today.We take you live to the ground zero.####[View the story ”Anti-Rape Protest” on Storify]Anti-Rape ProtestAnti-Rape ProtestStorified by IBNLive· Sat, Dec 22 2012 04:03:06Delhi again comes together for justice #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeSchool girls take centrestage at India Gate. #stopthisshameIBNLive Realtimehttp://pic.twitter.com/FgxIRiVGIBNLive RealtimeWe want justice. #stopthisshameIBNLive Realtimehttp://pic.twitter.com/iUUgTMPfIBNLive RealtimePolice must become accountable. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeAfter this incident, I would not just simply sit back and raise my voice against the wrongdoing, Aashta Sinha, a protester #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeI don’t know from where to buy a pepper spray, Aastha Sinha, a protester.#stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeThe rapists deserve capital punishment, Ankit Peter Nathan, a protesterIBNLive RealtimeThe rapists deserve capital punishment, Ankit Peter Nathan, a protester. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeMen and women unite to demand justice for the rape victim. #stopthisshameIBNLive Realtimehttp://pic.twitter.com/VYaLKrHVIBNLive RealtimeThe prices of pepper spray should be reduced. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeWomen should carry pepper spray. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeDon’t want death penalty for the rapists. They should be castrated.#stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeThe law procedure of the country is very slow, Ankit Mitra, a protester. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeWomen have the right to equality. They should be allowed to move out in the night, Ankit Mitra, a protester.#stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeEven animals don’t behave in this way, Nirmala Kothari, Mahila Mandal. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeDeath penalty is not the solution. The society has to change, Sushil Patawari, Anuvart Samiti. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeIt’s a silent protest for some. #stopthisshame http://pic.twitter.com/ZV3rsgZMIBNLive RealtimeProtesters are angry over the brutal incident. #stopthisshame http://pic.twitter.com/X9XeUqQtIBNLive RealtimeI don’t feel safe going out in the night. I also don’t feel safe to approach the Police, Felicita Shongvah, a protester. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeIt’s a black day for the society.#stopthisshame http://pic.twitter.com/atv1rjibIBNLive RealtimeThere is no fear of police and law, Aishwarya Gupta, a protester. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeI think twice before approaching the Police, Aishwarya Aggarwal, a protester. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeWomen demand stringent punishment for the rapists. #stopthisshame http://pic.twitter.com/PfjeW77JIBNLive RealtimeProtesters make their way to the Rashtrapati Bhawan#stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeProtestors raise slogans of ’Sheila Dikshit..Haye Haye!!’ #stopthisshameIBNLive Realtime’Hang the rapists’, shout protestors at India Gate. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeWomen demand respect.#stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeMore protesters join others at Rashtrapati Bhawan.#stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeProtestors say Rashtrapati Bhawan is Delhi’s Tahrir Square. #stopthisshameIBNLive RealtimeManjot Kaur, a protester says ’we are living in a desperate times’. (India Gate)IBNLive RealtimeWith my 15 year old daughter at india gate. Let’s keep the peace folks. Makes a protest more powerful #stopthisshameRajdeep SardesaiThere are ppl on site, incl @nilanjanaroy who are appealing to students to stay calm. This despite being teargassedamrita tripathiWomen protesters confront women police for misbehaving with them. #StopThisShameIBNLive RealtimeWomen police come forward to tackle female protesters. #StopThisShameIBNLive RealtimeDelhi gangrape: Victim drinking water, juice, say doctorsIBNLive RealtimeVictim’s condition better but infection still a worry: DoctorsIBNLive RealtimeThere is this anger on the ground that there two Delhis – the VIP Delhi and the Aam Admi Delhi, says @sardesairajdeep at India Gate.IBNLive RealtimeWe urge PM to call for Joint session of Parliament +DGPs&CS of States to commit to pending legal+police reforms to assure women’s securityKiran BediIf Rahul Gandhi claims to be a youth icon, shouldn’t he be listening to you? – Rajdeep Sardesai at India Gate. #StopThisShameIBNLive RealtimeChants and shouts of ’Bandh karo ye atyachaar’ at India Gate. #StopThisShameIBNLive RealtimeDon’t teach you daughters what to wear, tell your sons how to behave, says a poster raised by a protester at India Gate. #StopThisShameIBNLive Realtime@IBNLiveRealtime Mr PM Please Speak something now. People are waiting for you.Ravneet Kaur@IBNLiveRealtime Cancel Republic day parade dis yr.We studnts,gals shuld refuse to participate in parade frm all over India.show d worldNidz@IBNLiveRealtime police is not doin any thng they just pet of delhi government.Vikas Sharma@IBNLiveRealtime what ever is goin here…government responsible for disVikas Sharma@IBNLiveRealtime This is The #India where Kasab was more safe than a woman! #stopthisshame #DelhiGangRapeJunior Kanth@IBNLiveRealtime #StopThisShame Shame on police to attack on common people?stop this Delhi Govtparag agarwal@IBNLiveRealtime This is not smtg happenin only in Delhi.. wat about women in rest of india? We need Strong Leaders for Strong Changes…!Jithin_JojiPeople are throwing coins and bangles at the Delhi police! Protesters shout: ’Paise le lo par faansi do’.IBNLive RealtimeCRPF deployment at Raisina Hill. Another round of teargas shells lobbed. 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