- BJP women delegation expresses concern at city becoming increasingly unsafe for women
Thursday, 1 August 2013
BJP’s Women delegation meets JNU student victim and kin at Safdarjung hospital;
New Delhi, August 1: A group of women leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Ms. Pinky Anand, Sr. Advocate, Ms. Sudha Sharma, (President, BJP Mahila Morcha Delhi State) and Ms. Nupur Sharma (Former DUSU President & National Media Co-in-charge, BJYM) visited the victim of Wednesday’s gruesome attack at JNU campus at Safdarjung hospital here today.
Also present were Ms. Mukul Agarwal, General Secretary, BJP Mahila Morcha Delhi State, Ms. Niti Jain, BJYM Delhi State and Ms. Geeta Sudan amongst others.
Enquiring about the victim’s condition, the BJP delegation spoke to the victim ’s family as well as her friends and classmates present at the hospital. While Ms. Pinky Anand, Sr. Advocate met with the doctors concerned and the victim herself admitted and under-observation at the ICU of the hospital, Ms. Nupur Sharma met with the Medical Superintendent in-charge at the Safdarjung Hospital.
The BJP leaders offered all possible help to ensure speedy recovery of the girl who is said to be critical. The BJP leaders also assured the family that the Delhi BJP will offer any kind of support that is required for the treatment of the girl. The members of the BJP delegation wished for speedy recovery of the girl.
Later in a joint statement, the women leaders said this incident has shocked the residents of Delhi. “The city is increasing becoming unsafe for the women. Such incidents in a prestigious institutions have come as yet another rude shock and reminder that thow unsafe Delhi has become for women.”
“It is time to take some immediate steps and confidence building measures which should act as deterrent for crime against women in any form. All sections have the society have to play an important role in this,” the statement said.