Candle-light mourning for India's bravest daughter

 

Sophie Choudhury takes part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Mikka Singh takes part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Sherlyn Chopra takes part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Rita Bhaduri takes part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Sonu Nigam (L) and poet, lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar takes part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Indian Bollywood singer Shaan (L) and his wife Radhika Mukherjee  take part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Shabana Azmi (C) and Mandira Bedi (L) take part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Soni Razdan (L) and film director Kalpana Lajmi take part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Indian Bollywood poet, lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar takes part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

Sonali Bendre (R) and her husband Goldie Behl take part in a candlelight vigil in Mumbai after the death of a gangrape victim from New Delhi. (AFP)

An Indian police convoy escorts an ambulance (C) transporting the body of an Indian gang-rape victim towards her residence in New Delhi. (AFP)

Indian protesters hold candles during a rally in New Delhi, after the death of a gang rape victim from the Indian capital. (AFP)

A girl holds a placard as she takes part in a protest rally in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad December 29, 2012. A woman whose gang rape sparked protests and a national debate about violence against women in India died of her injuries on Saturday, prompting a security lockdown in New Delhi and an acknowledgement from India's prime minister that social change is needed. (REUTERS)

 Indian protestors write messages during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

 Demonstrators paste pamphlets on the billboard of a bus stop during a protest march in New Delhi December 29, 2012. A woman whose gang rape sparked protests and a national debate about violence against women in India died of her injuries on Saturday, prompting a security lockdown in New Delhi and an acknowledgement from India's prime minister that social change is needed. (REUTERS)

 Indian protestors their faces bound with black tape hold a placard during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

Indian protestors shout slogans during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

Indian protestors shout slogans during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

 Indian protestors hold a placard as they take part in a protest to mourn the death of a gang-raped student, in Mumbai on December 29, 2012. A medical student who was savagely gang-raped in New Delhi has died in a Singapore hospital, triggering appeals for calm from Indian leaders who feared a fresh outburst of violent street protests. (AFP)

 An Indian protestor holds a placard during a protest to mourn the death of a gang-raped student, in Mumbai on December 29, 2012. A medical student who was savagely gang-raped in New Delhi has died in a Singapore hospital, triggering appeals for calm from Indian leaders who feared a fresh outburst of violent street protests. (AFP)

 Officials (R) look at the coffin will contain the body of the dead Indian gang-rape victim, at a funeral parlour in Singapore on December 29, 2012 before being fly back to India. The victim, 23, died in Singapore after suffering severe organ failure, the hospital treating her said, in a case that sparked widespread street protests over violence against women. (AFP)

 Indian protestors hold placards as they take part in a protest to mourn the death of a gang-raped student, in Mumbai on December 29, 2012. A medical student who was savagely gang-raped in New Delhi died in a Singapore hospital on December 29, triggering appeals for calm from Indian leaders who feared a fresh outburst of violent street protests. (AFP)

 Indian protestors hold placards as they shout slogans during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

 Indian students protestors pray for rape victim during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

Indian students protestors pray for rape victim during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. (AFP)

Indian protestors hold placards as they shout slogans during a protest demanding better security for women in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape student victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure (AFP)

MUST READ: 

Delhi gang-rape death: Shame sweeps across India as soul-searching begins

 

Print
  • Twitter
  • submit to reddit
comments powered by Disqus

Videos

Follow
Emirates 24|7

Follow
Emirates 24|7
Pinterest Facebook Facebook Twitter RSS

Most Popular on Emirates 24|7

Shared on Facebook