It is very much a story that has gripped not only the sub-continent’s but the world’s population. Just over an hour ago, news emerges that the 23-year-old – known as Damini and also Amanat – who was gang-raped by six men on a moving bus in Delhi sadly passed away in Singapore, 13 days after she was first admitted to hospital in Delhi.
B-town stars have been very vocal about the case from the start. Here is what the reaction was on Twitter from some well-known names upon the news of Damini’s death.
Amitabh Bachchan:’Amanat’, ‘Damini’ just a name now .. her body has passed away, but her soul shall shall forever stir our hearts !!!
Neha Dhupia:And the year ends on such a sad note ..
Raj Kundra:I can’t believe the poor gang rape victim died in hospital!I am unleashing! Angry and pissed off at the cowards in India!
Mika Singh:Damini is no more!! May her soul rest in piece !!
Vishal Dadlani:She’s gone. RIP. Don’t let her struggle be in vain. If the protests turn violent, all the momentum/credibility built up so far will be lost.She fought till her last breath. We must stay strong and peaceful in an effort to take her battle to it’s conclusion. STRONG RAPE LAWS,NOW!
Sneha Rajani:RIP dearest soul… U were so brave, U will bring a change.. That’s a promise.. Salute.
Salim Merchant:God bless the soul of the girl from delhi who died fighting for her life. We need our laws changed !
Benny Dayal:The culprits who were involved in the gangrape of damini must must n I mean must be punished !!!!!! Women in India need to feel safe !!!
Shabana Azmi:And SHE PASSES AWAY in S’pore RIP. Our impotence stares us in the face.May SHE become the wakeup call our country needs. We must soulsearch
No doubt the outrage and the condolences will continue to pour in as the Indian nation wakes up to such sad news.