|Surendra's Cartoon in The Hindu|
In their letter dated March 5, 2015 to NDTV, a group of activist lawyers and civil liberties campaigners have listed 13-odd reasons for requesting the channel to postpone the broadcast of Leslee Udwin’s film India’s Daughter till the Supreme Court delivers its verdict on the appeals lodged by those convicted and sentenced to death for committing the December 2012 Delhi gang rape. They state that the documentary’s centre-point is the interview with Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts on death row, in which he protests his innocence by asserting that the now-deceased victim was solely responsible for her plight; in fact, he nonchalantly claims that she deserved to be taught a lesson. According to them, this inculpatory statement could seriously prejudice his chances of escaping the hangman’s noose when the Supreme Court hears his appeal.
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