THE HYDERABAD ENCOUNTER by the Police after a heinous rape-muder of a veterinary doctor, whose suspects were shot dead at the same spot where they burnt the victim alive after thenrape has aroused a country-wide debate on whether legal remedies and “due process of law” were adequate to prevent recorrance of of such acts.
A poem by PushyaMitra Upadhayay (attributed by some to the late poet-PM Atal Behari Vajpayee) highlights how the time to shed tears is over. It asks Darupadi to pick up the sword instead of waiting for Govind (Krishna) to save her from chirharan (disrobing) by Dusshasan in Mahabharat
अब गोविंद ना आयंगे
बिक़े हुए अखबारों से,