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Pranab praises rape victim for being strong, courageous

New Delhi, Dec 24: President Pranab Mukherjee today praised the courage and tenacity of the Delhi gang rape victim and asked people to redouble efforts for women's protection.In a message on the eve of Christmas,
PTI December 24, 2012 20:18 IST
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New Delhi, Dec 24: President Pranab Mukherjee today praised the courage and tenacity of the Delhi gang rape victim and asked people to redouble efforts for women's protection.



In a message on the eve of Christmas, the President expressed “anguish and distress” over the horrific attack on the 23-year-old girl in the national capital on December 16.

“We mark Christmas at a time when the nation is joined in anguish and distress over the recent horrific attack on a young girl in New Delhi,” he said.