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Nirbhaya Case: Bollywood Celebs Reacts To Hanging of Convicts; Praises Asha Devi & Family’s Resilience

Netizens And Bollywood Celebs Poured Their Heart Out On Justice Being Delivered To Nirbhaya Convicts

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 20 Mar 2020, 08:46:11 AM
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Sushmita, Riteish, Taapsee reacts to Nirbhaya convicts (Photo Credit: File Photo)

New Delhi:

Seven years after the four convicts of rape and murder of a physiotherapy intern referred to as Nirbhaya were hanged till death on Friday the nation rejoiced the occasion as ‘justice delivered.’ The executions were carried out after the men exhausted every possible legal avenue to escape the gallows. Hundreds of people gathered outside the Tihar Jail and celebrated by distributing sweets. Netizens and Bollywood celebs too poured their heart out. Here are some of the reactions.

Sushmita Sen praising Asha Devi’s resilience said, “A Mother’s resilience Asha Devi sees it through!! Finally some justice!! #Nirbhaya Dugga Dugga”

 

Taapsee Pannu recalling the long battle for Nibhaya’s family all these years  said, “t’s done. Finally. I hope the parents can finally sleep slightly better tonight after YEARS. It’s been a long long battle for them. Asha Devi”

 

Riteish Deshmukh hoping for ‘harsher punishment’ for rapists said, “My thoughts and prayers are with the parents, friends & loved ones of Nirbhaya. The wait has been long but the justice has been served.”

 

The four men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a Delhi woman on December 16, 2012 were hanged in the darkness of pre-dawn on Friday, ending a horrific chapter in India's long history of sexual assault that had seared the nation's soul. Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) were executed at 5.30 am for the savage assault in an empty moving bus on the 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who came to be known the world over as Nirbhaya, the fearless one.

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First Published : 20 Mar 2020, 08:46:11 AM