According to the National Crime Records Bureau of India, 24,923 rape cases were reported across India in 2012. It is worth noting that more than half such incidents are not reported because of the humiliation and harassment women have to face in the process of registering their report.
A year has passed but horrific images of the event are still etched in the minds of people whose lives and livelihoods were devastated by the tragedy. The Government’s apathy has added to the pain and anguish of the people as promises which were made to the victims remain unfulfilled.
India has committed Rs 4,500 crore ($750 million) towards Bhutan’s 11th five-year plan and is involved in infrastructure projects, agriculture, information communication technology projects.