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Bollywood condoles death of gangrape victim
Last Updated : 29 Dec 2012 12:51:25 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan
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Bollywood on Saturday took to twitter and expressed their grief over the demise of 23-year-old para medical student, who died in Singapore hospital in the morning.

The girl was gangraped and brutally assaulted in a Delhi bus a fortnight ago.

The first one to took to twitter was Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Big B wrote, 'Amanat', 'Damini' just a name now .. her body has passed away, but her soul shall shall forever stir our hearts !!!
Actor Anupam Kher tweeted, "This is Death of Human Dignity, Death of Being an Indian, Death of Innocence and This is also Death of A System. India is Heart Broken. RIP."


Abhishek Bachchan wrote, "I have always been a very proud Indian. Today, we should ALL be ashamed. Will it always take an innocents death for a nation to awake? This is not the country I grew up in as a child, this is not the country I want my daughter to know whilst she grows up!."

Singer Lata Mangeshkar said, "Enough is enough. It is not the death of Nirbhay Damini but the death of humanity in our country. It is time for the government to wake up from its deep slumber and punish the criminals behind this heinous crime."

Gul Panag wrote, "Woke up to news I have been dreading. May our Hero rest in peace, and may God give her family strength."

Actor Manoj Bajpayee tweeted," With her death this country died many deaths!may she rest in peace !very depressing moment for the entire country."


Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, who has been very vocal on the issue, tweeted, "And SHE PASSES AWAY in S'pore RIP. Our impotence stares us in the face. May SHE become the wakeup call our country needs. We must soulsearch
"Safety of women is a prerequisite of a civilised society. We do not want to be deified as goddesses we want equality we demand respect. It is time to reflect, to analyse, to soul search how each segment has been culpable and led to a mindset that makes man treat woman like property (sic)."
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur said, "Her greatest betrayal is that we will forget. Political system's greatest hope is we will forget. Our only redemption is if we do not forget."
Mahesh Bhatt: "Shut all temples where you pretend to worship the female form. Cry India! Your hands are drenched with the blood of your own daughters. Woman your silence will not protect you. Speak or be silenced forever. Rage."

Table mastro Zakir Hussain ‏tweeted," My heart goes out to the family of the rape victim girl, I pray that her passing will not be in vain,it is time to look at the devil in us..."

Pritish Nandy ‏wrote, " I do not know her name. I do not know her religion. All I know is that we are all responsible for her death.... "

He further added' "If this one death teaches us all to be more humane, more compassionate, it would be but a lesson learnt... "

Actress Sonam Kapoor ‏wrote, "Please don't let her tragic death be in vain. RIP"

Payal Rohatgi tweeted
,"Just got up to this news.I wanted her to live. She was so brave.I want the culprits DEAD. She didn't deserve this.Rest in peace."

Director Madhur Bhandarkar ‏tweeted, "RIP Damini, today is a dark day in our democracy. We should pledge not to let dust settle on this fight till the end." 


Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap said, "I am ashamed.. And sorry. And angry."

Ajay Devgn twitted,"Why does someone need to be sacrificed to start a revolution? I hope her sacrifice is not in vain!."

Farhan Akhtar wrote:
"Numb. All political parties unwilling to take action against their own members who have insulted and degraded women with sexist comments. Question is if they can't keep their house clean, how can we expect them to clean society?."
Actor Boman Irani posted, "She was like a soldier of revolution. If forgotten, the shame on us is greater than the one's we accuse!."
Akshay Kumar tweeted, "Our fighter lost the battle of life. Her only fault, she ventured out of the house at night, walking the streets of the national capital expecting to be safe. The day a woman can walk freely on the roads at night is when India will be truly independent. RIP democracy!"
Karan Johar wrote, "RIP to a brave girl who fought in a weak and paralysed country... shame on all of us!."
Actress Bipasha Basu said, "Disheartened and disturbed! Rip the braveheart girl!."

Actor Arjun Rampal tweeted, "Amanat has died and has left this country to hang its head down in shame. I sincerely do hope there will be redemption for her soul."
Actor Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, "Just heard the braveheart girl is no more. True fighter. Sad it takes a tragedy for us to wake up. Prayers with the family."
Actress Dia Mirza said, "RIP dear one. I feel like a part of me died today."

Source: IANS, Other Agencies, Staff Reporters
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Written by Mani Aluri about 3 years, 8 months, 14 hours, 18 minutes, 2 seconds ago

Let this brave girl\\\'s soul rest in peace. But we Indians should not sleep till a total change to the attitude of people changes towards women. It is a shame on all of us that we are letting the criminals go scot free and there are many more Ram Singhs amongst the public too. So let us all join hands and see that strict measures are taken against even the smallest of the smallest crimes against women - so that this type tragic incidents will never happen. What to talk of progress and development of India where people have no respect for ae0dewomen. Do they not think twice when they have their own sisters and mother and this is a stage where we are heading towards self-destruction of the country. These criminals should be hanged to death in public so that it will create fear atleast as they do not respect women or treat them with humanity and dignity.


Written by Mona Shah about 3 years, 8 months, 12 hours, 39 minutes, 7 seconds ago

Let her rest in peace but we have to fight against such atrocities done on women.


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