Delhi gangrape: Cameras long gone, a schoolboy, a trader, a mother still hold out

Deepak has with him 20 other friends. On the signature campaign being organised at one end of Jantar Mantar, they decide to write a combined note. Titled, "To ..., from the youth", they go on to scribble a poem one of them has composed. The last line says ó "For You ..., We want Justice".

Carrying her four-year-old daughter in her arms, Aparajita Singhal, a housewife from Greater Kailash tells to a group standing around her, "On earlier occasions, I came alone. With violence a possibility, I left Tamanna (she point to her child) at home. But today, I brought her because I wanted her to be a part of this. In 20 years, she will be the same age as the woman who was raped and murdered. And if things have to change by then, then people have to raise their voice. I want to teach Tamanna to raise her voice against injustice and that starts now."

The group broke out into applause and one person asked, "Do you want to say this through the mike? Address the crowd?" Singhal refuses, but the man persists. He asks the child, "Aap bolo na mummy ko bolne ke liye?" She may not have understood the essence of the words, but having heard it all around, little Tamanna smiles, digs her face into her mother's shoulders, and says softly, but audibly, "Mamma wants justice."

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