NCP’s Supriya Sule seeks death for rapists
A strong plea for awarding death penalty to rapists was made by NCP member Supriya Sule in Lok Sabha on Monday, drawing instant support from several members.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour, she expressed concern over growing atrocities on women across all states, saying even minor girls are being subjected to assault.
Ruing over the fact that even a strong law after the Nirbhaya gang-rape incident was not proving to be a deterent against such henious crimes, Sule said “rapist should be hanged”.
Nalin Kumar Kateel (BJP) spoke about 20 youths from Kerala joining the ISIS and asked why those raising the issue of ‘ghar-wapsi’ were not taking a note of it. He said the government should take remedial measures to avert such incidents.
Raj Kumar Saini (BJP) sought a law to make two children norm mandatory and said action should be taken against those violating it.
J C Diwakar Reddy (TDP) raised the issue of plight of groundnut farmers and demanded that the crop should be covered under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Vima Yojana, while Kirit Solanki (BJP) sought that a Centre for Cotton Excellence be opened in Gujarat which is known to have good quality cotton.