The family will not cremate the body, and instead opted for burial. Her memorial will be made beside the already existing memorials of her grandparents on a piece of land owned by the family.
At the same time, Bobde said the recent events in the country sparked off an old debate with new vigour, and that there was no doubt that the criminal justice system must reconsider its position and attitude towards the time it took to dispose of a case.
The fact has emerged at a time when there has been a spurt in cases of rape and sexual offences against children, notably the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor, who was burned to death last week on the outskirts Hyderabad by her attackers, sparking protests and candle-light vigils in the city and elsewhere in India .
Thackeray, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders from their parties met on Friday to discuss portfolio allocation for the six ministers – Sena’s Eknath Shinde and Subhash Desai; NCP’s Chhagan Bhujbal and Jayant Patil; and Congress’s Balasaheb Thorat and Nitin Raut.
Police said that 185 cases of stalking and attempt to rape have also been registered between January to November this year in Unnao.
The World Health Organization (WHO), a specialized agency of the United Nations working on international public health, has rebuked Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar for stating that there is no link between air pollution and reduced lifespan. “We wish it didn’t kill people but unfortunately it does,” said WHO officials.