Nirbhaya's parents witness RS proceedings on juvenile bill

Published: Dec 22, 2015, 16:06 IST | PTI

Parents of the December 2012 gangrape victim today keenly watched deliberations in Rajya Sabha as Women and Child and Development Minister Maneka Gandhi piloted the Juvenile Justice Bill

New Delhi: Parents of the December 2012 gangrape victim on Tuesday keenly watched deliberations in Rajya Sabha as Women and Child and Development Minister Maneka Gandhi piloted the Juvenile Justice Bill.

The parents of the victim, known as Nirbhaya, watched the proceedings from the visitor's gallery. Mahila Congress leader Shobha Oza and former chief of Delhi Commission for Women Barkha Singh were seen accompanying them in the gallery.

Nirbhaya's parents have been protesting the release of the juvenile gangrape convict on Sunday. After several adjournments, Rajya Sabha resumed at 2 pm to take up the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015.

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