“It is only and only about one’s own conscience – about what is conscionable to us as an individual. Have the targeted goals promised over the past 70 years been achieved up to some respectable level? And, at what cost? A merciless bout of introspection is called for.
Delhi’s record of crime against women is abysmal. The brutal gang rape of Nirbhaya in December 2012 in Delhi shocked the nation’s conscience, led to widespread protests, political parties did not miss this opportunity to bolster their depleted public image but, achieved nothing either way.”