Need of Strict Laws and Moral Values to stop Crime against Women
The Gang-rape that occurred on Sunday night of 16th December at Delhi has fumed a nation-wide anger, frustration and mass protests by people of all caste and communities.
The Gang-rape that occurred on Sunday night of 16th December at Delhi has fumed a nation-wide anger, frustration and mass protests by people of all caste and communities. The incident, which is being called as one of most shocking and heinous act in the country, has distressed everyone and an immediate call for reforming the law is appealed by common Indians.
A mass protest, candle march, effigy burning and discussions by citizens of Udaipur is conducted at several places of the city. A deep discussion on how to stop such inhuman acts and how Indian law should act on accused rapists was the topic of discussion at Mohan Singh Mehta Memorial Trust where several educationists, social workers, students and professionals gathered to share their views on the sensitive subject.
Most of the speakers had common thoughts about working on grass root level, improving the social interaction of youth, nurturing moral values from school and home and introducing strict laws to stop crimes like rape, murder and physical abuse of a woman.
Professor S.B Lal said, “Not only is a strict law but an immediate action also is required to curb crime against women.”
While sharing his view, Vijay S Mehta, President of Dr. Mohan Singh Mehta Memorial Trust said, “Such incidents could be stopped by instilling moral values through family”.
Nand Kishore Sharma, secretary of the trust said, “The incident of rape is not just a sick and heinous crime but also a social offense and family, education institute, police and legal system are equally responsible for this.”
Anjum Liyaquat, student, expressed her anger over the incident and said that rapists should be castrated. “There is a need of educating and spreading awareness among society that both men and women should be given equal respect and positions in the society”, she added.
The reactions by people present at the discussion were given deep thought.
Mass Protest by Udaipur Bar Association Tomorrow
Around 150 female advocates will stage mass protest against Delhi gang-rape outside collectorate on 20th Dec at 2 pm.