TT Epaper
The Telegraph
Graphiti
 
IN TODAY'S PAPER
WEEKLY FEATURES
CITIES AND REGIONS
ARCHIVES
Since 1st March, 1999
 
THE TELEGRAPH
 
 
CIMA Gallary

Students discuss rape punishment

Keeping the Delhi gang rape incident in the backdrop, Dexterity Global, a non-profit organisation, organised a discussion session — The Right Fight — at the Bihar Industries Association on Wednesday.

Students from various schools and colleges, academics, civil society members associated with the Dexterity Global, vented anger against rape incidents and rapists.

“Why do we have to be someone’s sister or daughter to get respect from others? Why are we not considered human beings?” asked Arunima Singh, a student of Delhi University, a participant at the event.

Students also voiced their opinions on the punishments that could be awarded to rapists. Deepak Kumar, a Patna University geography student, said: “The victim should be given the right to penalise the accused.”


 More stories in Bihar

  • CM's take on his technical skills
  • Flames for tender minds
  • Film and fun at open theatre
  • Slow probe barb at cops
  • Permanent base eludes personnel fighting rebels
  • Rainfall cloud over New Year
  • Varsity deprives students' union of rulebook
  • Liquor trader assets seizure
  • Basket full of New Year gifts
  • House hope hinges on jacks
  • Anything but bus stand
  • Modi salute to Sangh for help
  • Threat for ransom
  • Faster feats to future fame
  • Nitish to go beyond boundary
  • Change proposal for cattle fairs
  • Disc jockey beats in tiger abode
  • Absence of Dal leaders sparks split rumours
  • Chant no-park mantra to escape chill
  • Students discuss rape punishment
  • Book to revive lost art form