Raveena Tandon urges Maneka Gandhi to bring in change in laws for rapists

Samarth Srivastava
Published on: 25 April 2017 11:16 AM GMT
Raveena Tandon urges Maneka Gandhi to bring in change in laws for rapists
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Mumbai: Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon tweeted to Indian Union Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi about the fast track courts and amendments in law for sexual crime.

The minister had apparently blamed Bollywood movies for rise in crime against women recently.

Raveena Tandon’s movie Maatr deals with rape and justice for victim.

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‘Mohra’ actress tagged Maneka in her post which stated, “To some of those who found” #Maatr" queasy. That was the intention, to disturb. But below is Harsh reality. Time to Act.@Manekagandhibjp."

https://twitter.com/TandonRaveena/status/855997914170175488

Raveena also posted a picture of report where an elderly woman was raped by a watchman of her building in Mumbai.

Maneka replied to Raveena’s tweet and said, “Yes, @TandonRaveena ji. I am also as appalled by such incidents. We are working to change the mindset through a number of initiatives.”

https://twitter.com/Manekagandhibjp/status/856374304178450432

To this Raveena wrote, “Yes ma, law amendments steps need to b taken aggressively. Fast track courts, nonbailable offences, eg set in conviction if proved guilty.”

https://twitter.com/TandonRaveena/status/856377294369239041

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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