The demise of Amanat, the 23 year old Delhi gang rape victim, has come as a rude shock for everyone in the country and it’s also being seen as a wake up call to amend laws for women’s safety. The Telugu film fraternity too expressed their anger over the death of the woman who has also been addressed as Nirbhaya and Damini in the media. While many celebrities have called for capital punishment for the culprits, several others opined that the core problem lies in how men treat women. Moreover, it was also interesting to note that few prominent people have asked for an introspection over how women are portrayed in films, which in turn has a huge impact on the society. Here are some of the tweets from celebrities who have been venting their anger on social media :
“Rip Nirbhaya 🙁 Y blame a beautiful country lik India !?! Its sum of d shameful n disgraceful Indians who make it so !!! Hell will hav a special place fr u.” ~ Trisha
“As a mother of two girls, I am deeply disturbed and anguished by the death of “Nirbhaya”. She is a martyr and hope for millions of Indians” ~ Sridevi
“If we can’t protect our own sisters what is the use of living a life … Learn to respect women …this is a black mark in life #stoprape” ~ G V Prakash
“The rapist shud be brutally beaten.then treated then beaten again for life.till they die of old age.” ~ Sneha Ullal
“U wanna abuse someone in India ? Call them a politician ! No better abusive word or no better abuse” ~ Aksha
“its sad tht we voted fr such incompetent leaders,fr once live d life of a true leader n mke sure d Poor innocent girl gts justice.#Watashame ” ~ Rahul (Tyson)
“Sooo shocked n disturbed .. Head hangs in shame .. I hv no words .. Kum back like Jhansi ki raani n kill all dese 6 F###### ..
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