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Dec 29, 2012, 06.43 PM IST | Source: PTI

RAPE-2ND LD SONIA 2 LAST

RAPE-2ND LD SONIA 2 LAST

The Congress President said that the tragedy "strengthens The Congress President said that the tragedy "strengthens our resolve to fight with all our might and with all the powers of our laws and our administration for the safety and protection of all women of our country and to ensure swift and fitting punishment for the perpetrators of such acts. "It deepens our determination to battle the pervasive shameful social attitudes and mindsets that allow men to rape and molest women and girls with such impunity." Sonia Gandhi had yesterday sought speedy action against the perpetrators of the "barbarous" attack saying that not time should be lost in bringing them to justice. The Congress chief had earlier shot off strongly-worded letters to Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Diskhit wanting firm steps for the security of women in the national capital, describing the incident as a "matter of shame". The girl, who was gang-raped by six men in a moving bus in south Delhi on December 16, breathed her last in a Singapore hospital early this morning after battling for life for the past 13 days. PTI AMR SPG VSC

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