India gang rape victim’s father: I want the world to know my daughter’s name is Jyoti Singh Pandey

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5 Jan 2013 20:56

 

Devastated dad tells The Sunday People he hopes revealing her name will give courage to other women who have survived such attacks

Badri Singh Pandey, 53, father of Jyoti Singh Pandey
Badri Singh Pandey, 53, father of Jyoti Singh Pandey
Shariq Allaqaband

She is known to the world only as India’s Daughter following her sickening gang rape and murder.

But today, with permission of her devastated father, we can reveal her name: Jyoti Singh Pandey.

Brave dad Badri, 53, told The Sunday People: “We want the world to know her real name.

“My daughter didn’t do anything wrong, she died while protecting herself.

“I am proud of her. Revealing her name will give courage to other women who have survived these attacks. They will find strength from my daughter.”

We interviewed Badri and his family in his ancestral village of Billia in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Ballia, Uttar Pradesh: Badri Singh Pandey, 53, father of Jyoti Singh Pandey, 23, who was gang raped by six men in a bus in New Delhi, India
Badri Singh Pandey…

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  1. January 6, 2013 at 12:38 am

    Not surprised to see that the victim belonged to the Brahmin caste. That explains the media uproar, the public protests, the govt-sponsored treatment in Singapore, PM attending the funeral and 25 lakh compensation. Tens of Dalit girls get brutalized every month, but no one cares.

  1. January 6, 2013 at 8:35 am
  2. January 6, 2013 at 11:44 pm

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