Reactions on Twitter to the Mumbai gang rape
A photographer in her early 20s was gang-raped by five men in India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, evoking comparisons with a similar incident in Delhi in December that led to nationwide protests.
Amitabh Bachchan, actor: Appalled and most disgusted with the recent rape of a young photo journalist in the heart of city .. day time .. shocked !!
Nirmala Sitharaman, BJP politician: Despicable! We are shamed! How long & God forbid, how many more before the criminals are punished? Wake up, India!
Kiran Bedi, former IPS officer: Another shame!A photo journ gangraped by 5 men in Mumbai. No wonder India is considered most unsafe place for women amongst G-30 countries
Smriti Z Irani, BJP policitian: Have given notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha 2day re the brutal gangrape of a young photo journalist in Mumbai yesterday
Milind Deora, Congress MP: Mumbai Police must get to the bottom of yesterday’s alleged rape & punish the guilty ASAP. Mumbai takes pride in being a safe city for women
Boman Irani, actor: The innocent yet wise conversation with mom comes to a screeching halt with the news of the Mumbai Gang rape. Shame!
Anupam Kher, actor: “Moral Bankruptcy is Worse than Financial Bankruptcy. And we are heading towards BOTH. #MumbaiRape. Shameful and Sad.”
Shobhaa De, author: “Yeh mera India. Yeh meri Mumbai.Another gang rape. One more victim. Just another day in our great nation”
Amish Tripathi, author: “Disgusted by news of the gang rape in Mumbai and the report of an American student who suffered constant sexual harassment while in India”
Gul Panag, actor: Sad validation of the fact,that NO city in India is safe for women. It is after all the same prevention/enforcement mechanism in use all over
Neha Dhupia, actor: These bastards are creeping and crawling into every nook and corner.Get rid of these rapists by punishing them in the harshest way possible.
Celina Jaitly, actor: Our legal system is so weak, RAPE PUNISHMENT does not even qualify as punishment & the time taken to conviction is a JOKE !!
Sophie Choudry, actor: When I moved from London to Mumbai, I used to pride myself in saying I live in one of the safest cities in the world. The joke is on me!!
Farhan Akhtar, actor: There has to be harsher punishment for rape & a fixed time limit within which cases must reach a verdict in court. Wake up system!!
Manoj Bajpayee, actor: Mumbai is shamed by the incident of gangrape last night.we all hang our head in shame that we can not give a safeworldtowomen.
Isha Koppikar, actor: Rapist shud b hung n public and tortured to an extent where any other perpeturator shud shudder even wid the thought of rape
Chetan Bhagat, author: Until we discuss why rape happens (which we do less of) along with how terrible it is (of course it is), it’s difficult to solve the problem
Dino Morea, actor: Disgusted as to what’s happening in Mumbai. Hope the Rapist Bastards are caught and hung
Madhur Bhandarkar, director: Stunned and saddened to hear about the horrific gangrape in our city. This is NOT the Mumbai we know it to be. A moment of absolute shame.