Delhi's Rape Shame: Twitterati express anger and disgust

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Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 15:55 [IST]

image-18-delhi-girl-bus-rape.jpg news.oneindia.in}New Delhi, Dec 18: The gangrape incident of New Delhi, where a 23-year-old was brutally gangraped and thrown out of the bus (the crime scene), has triggered anger and disgust among the Twitterati. The users of Twitter expressed shock over the incident and demanded immediate justice. The 23-year-old who has sustained severe injuries is struggling for her life in Delhi's Safdarjung hospital.

Right from celebrities (film actors, writers and cricketers) to regular users, Twitter is abuzz demanding justice for the victim.

Juhi Chawla, @iam_juhi
Actress, Mother, Entrepreneur, Activist and not necessarily in the same order :)

Read the newspapers this morning & I wish I hadn't. Read the heart rending, shocking & saddening news about the gang-rape on a Delhi bus!

Farhan Akhtar @FarOutAkhtar, Director. Scriptwriter. Actor. Aspiring Sprinter.

I believe swift and severe punishment is the only deterrent. These deviants are not afraid of consequence as it comes too little too late. Yes we can stoop lower as a people. The Delhi bus gang rape is proof of that. Is justice asleep?

Aakash Chopra @cricketaakash,Cricketer, Author, Voracious Reader...RTs are not endorsements!

Good to hear that Delhi rape accused are arrested. Now, punish them so severely that it serves as a very strong deterrent. #shameful

Tavleen Singh, @tavleen_singh, columnist

Sickening that 'experts' blame the spread of pornography for the horrific rape in Delhi.

Ronit Roy ‏@RonitBoseRoy, Actor

People making jokes about delhi rape! Pathetic! I ask them would you do the same if she was there mother, daughter or sister!!!

Alia Bhatt ‏@aliaa08, Actress (Student of the Year)

Horrified with the Delhi bus rape case !! Cannot believe this took place on a moving bus amidst the staff !!

Sandiip Sikcand, @SandiipSikcand
Creative director and actor

Delhi bus gang rape is shameful and unpardonable. Forget the law and procedures, just catch the guilty and castrate them straight out !!!!


Minhaz Merchant, @minhazmerchant
Biographer of Rajiv Gandhi and Aditya Birla. Media group chairman and editor

Sad that states with women CMs--Delhi and West Bengal--have among the highest numbers of rape cases.

Manish Hatwalne, @ReclusiveCoder

NCR is an acronym for National Capital of Rape? And they can't blame it on tinted glasses this time, it was a bus! SICK!!!

Rohan Joshi, @mojorojo, Comedian, writer

This bus-rape isn't even about Delhi or Bombay. The fact that it happened anywhere at all is horrifying.

Sunil Kunapareddy ‏@sunilrox

The gang rape of delhi bus for a medical student... The rapist should be hanged...

Pinki Sharma ‏@pinkisharma4

Delhi Gang Rape, No fear in criminals, No strict punishment. Only 7 years punishment is enough what criminals hav done ?

Veeresh Malik ‏@malq1

So why haven't we been able to get photos of the rapists and put them up on hoardings as yet? Like in Assam?

Gaurav Bagdi ‏@PartRhymer

Imagine. What if prostitution was legal in Delhi? Would some of our lost, savage, messed up in the mind ...brothers have gone to rape women?

Nomore/A/Cricket/Fan ‏@vineettewari11

our government and judicial system must set an example against such a heinous crime and consider it as a rarest of the rare case.

Worried Indian ‏@W0rRieD_InDiaN

Rajiv Shukla laughed in Rajya Sabha while discussing on this incident.

Ibadat Sahney ‏@ibadatsahney

The rule makers will not wake up till something happens to their close ones. Which it won't coz they aren't aam janta.

Arushi Kumar ‏@arushi8chicken

There is only one long term solution - Raise Good Sons.

Imayavaramban ‏@imai83

SAD but TRUE !! "@ChalHuttt: The Guwahati case disappeared and so will this Delhi gang rape one. We are a bunch of sick losers."

Sophie Choudry @Sophie_Choudry
Singer, Live Performer, Actor, Producer, Dreamer, Fashion Lover & former MTV VJ

We've been quiet too long! If men in India cannot learn to respect women,it's about time they FEAR them! Rapists need to be hung/castrated!

Payal Rohatgi, @Payal_Rohatgi
Actor, Reality TV Star

I wanted those bastards hanged in public who raped that girl and hit her. I just can't get over the fact.. and I want it asap

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