The death of a 13-year-old girl near Gill village in Moga district after she was allegedly thrown off a moving bus by some refreshed the horrific memories of December 16 ‘Nirbhaya’ gang rape case in Delhi.
The incident has once again raised the issue of women safety and society’s indifferent attitude towards such cases.
The social media was all buzz about the incident throughout the day.
Tweeting on the incident, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi wrote that four things needed to be done at the earliest. “4 things be done ASAP*Cameras in buses as promised*License of d bus b cancelled*bring good Samaritan Law*Do decoy excercises,” she tweeted.
Ref Moga Case: 4 things be done ASAP*Cameras in buses as promised*License of d bus b cancelled*bring good Samaritan Law*Do decoy excercises— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) April 30, 2015
Meanwhile, actor-turned politician Gul Panag stressed on the role of governmentin ensuring safety of safety of women.She tweeted
Punjab AAP convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur asked for the resignation of the Badals who are the owner of the bus service.
Being d responsible ownr of d Bus srvce,d CM,Deputy CM nd His wife shud resign. BADAL GOONDARAJ #AAP demands FIR agnst Badals— Sucha Singh Chotepur (@SChotepur) April 30, 2015
Other tweets on the incident:
Such incidents shouldn't happen: Prakash Singh Badal. But how much are we doing to stop 'such incidents' from happening, time and again.— Rajal Arora (@RajalArora) April 30, 2015
Very unfortunate that in Punjab, girl had to jump out of running bus to save her dignity. Bus owner should be held responsible vicariously.— H. S. Phoolka (@hsphoolka) April 30, 2015