Wednesday, 2 January 2013
Delhi BJP Chief demands Ashok Chakra for Delhi gangrape victim
Delhi State BJP Chief Vijender Gupta today wrote to the Prime Minister and demanded to honour the
gangrape victim by awarding her with the Ashoka Chakra, 's highest
civilian award for bravery on January 26, 2013,the Republic Day. India
In his letter Mr.Gupta applauded the courage and bravery the victim exhibited and how it has inspired the whole nation.
He also cited the case of Ms.Neerja Bhanot who was a flight attendant for Pan Am airlines and died while saving passengers from terrorists on board the hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 on September 5, 1986. She went on to become the youngest recipient of
’s highest civilian award for
bravery, the Ashoka Chakra. India
In the end Mr.Gupta urged the Prime Minister to consider the feelings and sentiment of the whole nation and act swiftly on this matter.