Unnao aftermath: Shilpa Shetty says ‘Beti Bachao’ can’t be relegated to a campaign, asks PM Modi for stricter laws
Shilpa Shetty’s war cry on Twitter earned her appreciation from all over.
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The 44-year-old actress began by sharing a couple of news reports on Unnao victim who was set ablaze by the perpetrators. She also shared another story about the alleged rape and murder of a woman in West Bengal's Malda district.
Talking about the insecure position of women in the nation, Shetty wrote in one of her tweets, “the position of women in our country is in dire straits.”
(1/5) The position of women in our country is in dire straits... it has been so for a while now. Stepping out every… https://t.co/Er16pg1FJ2— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1575631420000
Shetty went on to share her disappointment at the rape accused being set free on bail and a feeling of apathy towards the rape victims.
(2/5) As a woman, I can't even express how disgusting it is to see the apathy towards rape victims, survivors, & th… https://t.co/eIUOkJuTvg— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1575631421000
The mother of 7-year-old Viaan Raj Kundra, went on to say that though she is a mother of a son, she cannot come close to imagining the pain mothers of daughters feel.
(3/5) To be given another chance to commit a more heinous crime? Reading about girls of all ages being abused & the… https://t.co/RaLnwO6HMu— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1575631421000
(4/5) #BetiBachao can’t just be relegated to a campaign. Intent isn’t enough if it can’t be put into action. I urge… https://t.co/uXkFwdwrds— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1575631422000
(5/5) Also, expediting these proceedings is the need of the hour. Justice delayed is justice denied! Jai Hind!… https://t.co/mZ4z2Phb4N— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) 1575631423000
Several fans of the starlet supported her cause.
@TheShilpaShetty Shilpa, Let's stand against the rape and sexual violence— Ashik Ihsan (@AshikIhsan) 1575742259000
@TheShilpaShetty Shilpa. Every woman needs the protection from the rapists and there must be strict law and death penalties for the rapists— Ashik Ihsan (@AshikIhsan) 1575825297000
@TheShilpaShetty @narendramodi Very nice mam.— Ashwin (@Ashwin09655599) 1575874583000