Justice for Nirbhaya: Samantha, Taapsee Pannu, Sushmita Sen and others react to hanging of the convicts

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Justice for Nirbhaya: Celebrities react to hanging of convicts& 

In a second that will probably be etched within the historical past of India, the convicts within the Nirbhaya rape case have been hanged at Delhi’s Tihar Jail on Friday morning. The rapists; Mukesh Singh (32), Akshay Kumar Singh (31), Pawan Gupta (25) and Vinay Sharma (26) have been hanged at 5:30 am on the hand of Pawan Jallad.

To mark the day, when the convicts of a heinous crime have been served a befitting punishment, Bollywood celebrities took to social media and reacted to the historic improvement. 

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, in his tweet, expressed disappointment with the execution being delayed. His tweet learn, “Nirbhaya Justice.  “Jaisi karni waisi bharni” Let this set an instance not solely in India however world over. Punishment for rape is by demise. You need to respect womanhood. Shame on the individuals who delayed the execution. Jai Hind!”

Actress Taapsee Pannu sympathised with the ache of Nirbhaya’s dad and mom, and wrote, “It’s done. Finally. I hope the parents can finally sleep slightly better tonight after YEARS. It’s been a long long battle for them. Asha Devi.”

Check out Taapsee Pannu's tweet

Preity Zinta, who has over 4.9 million followers on Twitter, shared a collection of tweets. The actress stated that justice has lastly been served, and wished that it occurred sooner and sooner. She additional added that if the 4 convicts have been hanged again in 2012, the crime towards girls would have stopped significantly. The actress additionally urged the federal government to take steps for judicial reforms. 

Preity’s tweet learn, “Finally the #Nirbhayacase comes to an end. I wish it would have been faster but I’m happy it’s over.  Finally she & her parents are in peace. #RIPJyoti #RIPNirbhaya #Justicedelayed #TookTooLong.”

In the next tweet, the actress wrote, “If #Nirbhaya rapists were hung in 2012 the judicial system would have stopped so much crime against women. Fear of the law would have kept the lawless in check. Prevention is always better than cure. It’s time the Indian govt. takes steps for judicial reforms. #RIPNirbhayaFolded hands.”

Actress Sushmita Sen penned a tweet for Nirbhaya’s mom and lauded her resilience. In her tweet, she reacted to the hanging of Four convicts and wrote, “A Mother’s resilience. Asha Devi sees it through!! Finally some justice!! #Nirbhaya Dugga Dugga.”


Riteish Deshmukh despatched out his ideas and prayers for all these near Nirbhaya. He additionally hoped for stricter legislation enforcement and harsher punishments for such heinous acts. His tweet learn, “#JusticeForNirbhaya My thoughts and prayers are with the parents, friends & loved ones of Nirbhaya. The wait has been long but the justice has been served. Stricter law enforcement, harsher punishment & fast courts for quick justice is the only way to instil fear in monsters who even think of such heinous acts. #JusticeForNirbhaya.”

Actress Samantha Akkineni took to social media and shared an Instagram story. 

Check out Samantha Akkineni's IG story

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