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Two years of Nirbhaya's rape and murder: Nation pays tributes to the braveheart
Nirbhaya, Damini, Gudiya.. these were some names given to the 23-year old trainee physiotherapist who was brutally raped in national capital New Delhi by six men inside a running bus on December 16, 2012. Later on the girl died of her injuries at a hospital in Singapore. That unfortunate incident not only shook the entire India, but the whole world.

After two years what has changed in Delhi and the country? National capital city Delhi, sarcastically called as rape capital of India promised many actions to ensure safety and security of the women. But has anything changed on the ground level? Looks nothing has changed except girls and their parents becoming more scared of the capital city's attitude towards the women.

It was just two weeks back on December 05, when a 27 year old working girl was raped in Delhi by a cab driver, who was hired to take her safely to home in the loneliness of the night. It was just 9.30 pm when she was raped. What does it shows?

It shows the criminals have no fear of law in the national capital even after the promises of vigilant policing and special measures for women safety by the Delhi government after the Nirbhaya's rape.

Father of Nirbhaya while talking to media said that nothing has changed in the National Capital, and the women are still unsafe here.

He also urged for justice from PM Narendra Modi saying, "They say he (Narendra Modi) is fearless. Will he help us get justice?"

As reported by Deccan Chronicle, he also referred to the recent Uber rape case and said, "Nothing in India has changed. All promises and statements made by our leaders and ministers are shallow. Our suffering gives them their moment in limelight. My child asks me what I have done to get her justice. I wake up to realise how helpless I am."

Six persons had been arrested on the charges of rape and murder of Nirbhaya. Out of the six, one was declared a minor, while another one committed suicide. Four others had been awarded death penalty by a fast track court. The Delhi High Court upheld the verdict. Now the case is pending in the Supreme Court post the appeal made by the four convicts.

Micro-blogging site Twitter was flooded with questions on the measures being taken in Delhi to ensure women feel safe and secure.

A poll published by the Hindustan Times, says that '90 per cent of 2,557 women surveyed did not see any improvements in safety. The same survey found 86 per cent of respondents avoided going out alone after dark'.

Contrary to the survey the Police and government officials are claiming that host of measures have been introduced to improve safety of women and violence. But the question that everyone is asking is, why those measures are not visible on the ground?

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