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Bharata Bharati

Badri Singh Pandey

Rape Victim“We want the world to know her real name.”

Brave words from a brave man. And in saying them Badri Singh Pandey lit a beacon for women the world over.

Her name was Jyoti.

She was 23. She was Badri’s only daughter. And she wanted to be a doctor.

Her gang rape on a bus in Delhi shocked and horrified not just India, but the entire globe.

And now Jyoti’s family has decided to make her name public it will echo round the world.

In life Jyoti was known only to the family and friends around her who loved her so dearly.

But in death her name will become known far beyond the shores of her native India still in shock over so grotesque a crime.

It will become known in Western nations as a reminder of the inhumanity which lurks around us.

It will become known in the dark…

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  1. ramblingsfromamum Says:

    This was so unbelievable sad 😦

  2. Sex, Spirit, Soul Mates and Chocolate....Ivonne's Journey Says:

    Very much so. It needs to change for the women in these countries. I think her father is so brave so giving her name so that she will not be forgotten and is not buying into the shame of being raped.


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