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HindustanTimes Wed,27 Aug 2014

Rs. 15 lakh for woman’s kin

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, January 01, 2013
First Published: 00:23 IST(1/1/2013) | Last Updated: 00:25 IST(1/1/2013)

The Delhi Cabinet on Monday met to share the grief of the citizens over the recent horrific incident of gang rape and subsequent demise of girl in Delhi.

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Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said the government will give the victim’s family Rs. 15 lakh. The cabinet also decided to offer a job to a family member. 

BJP DEMAND

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday pressed for a special session of Parliament to strengthen the law related to crime against women.

At a condolence meeting held for the gangrape victim at the BJP headquarters, party leaders demanded that convicts sentenced to death in rape cases be disallowed from filing a mercy petition. Sushma Swaraj questioned the “secrecy” surrounding the cremation of the victim.


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