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Damini gangrape: 35 protesters shave off their heads at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi, Jan 4: About 35 men had their heads tonsured in public at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi Friday, protesting that the government was not keeping women safe in the country."I shaved off my

IANS IANS Updated on: January 04, 2013 16:25 IST
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damini gangrape 35 protesters shave off their heads at jantar mantar

New Delhi, Jan 4: About 35 men had their heads tonsured in public at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi Friday, protesting that the government was not keeping women safe in the country.




"I shaved off my head to show my anger and frustration against the rising crime against women in the country," said Ankit Sharma, a 30-year-old protesting against rising incidence of rapes in the country, told IANS.

Demanding capital punishment for rapists, justice for the 23-year-old victim and stricter laws for crime against women, some 35 protestors, most of them middle-aged, got their heads tonsured at the 18th century masonry observatory that has become the site of since the brutal gang-rape of a Delhi woman Dec 16.

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