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‘Gangrape a warning bell’

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, January 25, 2013
First Published: 00:18 IST(25/1/2013) | Last Updated: 00:20 IST(25/1/2013)

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit termed the December 16 gang rape a 'warning bell' for society and urged everyone to bring a positive change in the society to ensure security and dignity of women. 

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Dikshit said the incidents of female foeticide are becoming more common in affluent sections of society. 

"In one of the neighbouring states, the families are forced to bring their daughters-in-law from far-off states and even from other countries as the sex ratio has touched the lowest," said Dikshit after inaugurating an Integrated Skill Training Centre for girls at Neb Sarai.

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