The controversy about documentary “India’s daughter” has forced me to think how we got to this state of affairs. A rape has to be most violent and heinous crimes. It leaves victim with so many scars and even stigma in our society. The horror, helplessness and the loss of faith in humanity cannot be comprehended.
The thing that strikes you most while watching this documentary is complete lack of remorse expressed by rapist. He believed that girl was equally at fault for being out late in evening. The two lawyers for the rapist also expressed same thoughts and assassinated the victim’s character. One of them even said that if his own daughter stayed out late, he would burn her alive.
My issue is how did we reach a point where a rapist and defenders of law seem to think alike. I was struck by the rapists life stories and deprivation…
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