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Reactions on Twitter to the Delhi gang rape sentencing

By Reuters Staff
September 13, 2013

All four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi were sentenced to death on Friday. Here is a compilation of politicians and other celebrities reacting on Twitter:

Sushma Swaraj, BJP MP
I welcome the judgement in Delhi gang rape case. This will serve as a deterrent for such offences.

Naveen Jindal, Congress MP
Justice has been served. Nirbhaya, we all hope you rest in peace. You have changed India, you are everyones daughter.

Milind Deora, Minister of State, Communications & IT and Shipping
While welcoming the Delhi gangrape judgement, also remember that unless the average Indian’s mindset towards women changes, little else will

Kiran Bedi, Activist and former police officer
Clear message to parents and teachers and community at large. Be responsible! Or be hung! And lose your life. Thanku for Justice Done!

Anupam Kher, actor
Death Sentence for Rapists.” This Friday the 13th is a day of JUSTICE. Jai Ho.:)

Vijay Kumar, Indian Olympian
Death Sentence for all 4 rapists. Rape case verdict out…hanged till death ..!!

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP, Rajya Sabha
Real test is if we get results fr thousands of cases tht r unsupported by strong public outrage tht backd this victim’s cry for justice…

Swift, complete prosecution of every case of violence against women children, elderly is only way 2 deter those who attempt these crimes

Minissha Lamba, actress
Justice has finally begun!! Death to the rapists…this case sud set the precedent for future rulings in our legal system

Akshay Kumar , actor
Justice prevails, death sentence for the four rapists! Hope this conveys a message to the other men

Karan Johar, director
Death Sentence of the Rapists!!!!! Thank god…there is a god!!! and finally…there is JUSTICE!!!

Neha Dhupia, actress
Not in india, jus heard about the death penalty for all 4 rapists. Finally feel that not everything is wrong with the system!

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