"Call for Chief Justice of India to step down over offer to rapist"
Over 3,500 involved voters, representatives of women’s movements associated feminists issued an letter to jurist of Asian country S.A. Bobde strict that he step down associated issue an apology for his remarks in court wherever he asked a person, defendant of raping a minor woman, if he was willing to marry her.
The CJI created the observation on Mon whereas hearing the petition for cover from arrest of a person defendant of stalking, tying up, gagging, repeatedly raping a minor school-going woman, and threatening to douse her in hydrocarbon and set her alight, to hurl acid at her, and to own her brother killed. The crime came to lightweight once the minor school-going victim tried suicide.
From the high heights of the post of CJI of the Supreme Court, it sends the message to different courts, judges, police and every one different law implementing agencies that justice isn't a constitutional right of ladies in Asian country. this may solely result in the more silencing of ladies and girls. To the rapists, it sends the message that wedding may be a licence to rape; which by getting such a licence, the felon will post facto legalise or permit his act,” reads the letter supported by accepted women’s rights activists together with Annie Raja, Kavita Krishnan, Kamla Bhasin, Meera Sanghamitra, Maimoona Muhammadan and Zakia GD.Nearly fifty teams and networks are among the signatories, together with All Asian country Progressive Women’s Association, National Federation of Indian girls, Saheli, Forum Against Oppression of ladies, Bebaak Collective.The CJI conjointly received flak for his comments in another case wherever he asked whether or not sexuality between a lawfully married man and woman is known as rape albeit the husband may be a brutal man.
In a separate letter to the jurist of Asian country for his comments on 2 rape cases, CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda unit same, “Rape victims don't seem to be robots whose thoughts and feelings are beneath remote of others.