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Rapes occur in India, not Bharat: Bhagwat remarks catches fire

Friday, 4 January 2013
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New Delhi, January 04:

There can be no basis to distinguish between rural and urban India when it comes to crimes against women, union Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday following RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that Rapes occur in India, not Bharat and "westernisation" in Indian cities was the reason behind increasing cases of rape.

"There is no basis for making distinction between India and Bharat," Singh said on the sidelines of a function Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System here.

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Bhagwat had said in Assam that crimes such as rape "hardly take place in Bharat, but they occur frequently in India".

"You go to villages and forests of the country and there will be no such incidents of gang-rape or sex crimes. They are prevalent in some urban belts. Besides new legislations, Indian ethos and attitude towards women should be revisited in the context of ancient Indian values," Bhagwat had told a gathering of RSS workers in Silchar, Assam.

The RSS chief's controversial remark comes days after the death of a 23-year-old woman who was brutally gang-raped on a moving bus in south Delhi Dec 16. The incident has led to loud protests in Delhi and elsewhere to demand justice for the woman and stringent anti-rape laws and more security.

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A minor correction Sir

Bhagwat Saahab, your statement needs to be fixed. Rapes do not get reported in Bharat (Rural India) but get reported in India (Urban Bharat). Rapes are more rampant in Bharat but few dare to report or file FIR. What happened in Gujarat? Is your BJP ruled state not Bharat?

Bharat

Bhagwat you are an idiot, in english Bharat is called India.

Idiot what about the Tantrik's case in Bharat

The most recent Tantrik case is the case of Bharat and evil practices of idol worshppers. What does he say about this.

Young and educated people should get on the roads and get this old faces out of media and politics.

Read Justice Katju

Read Justice Katju reply for a girl n her brothers email who said will drag him to court on his remarks that 90% of indians are Idiots.

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/justice-markandey-katju-s-reply-to-two...

Dear Editor y u didn't not print this letter which will benefit our society and country young generation which is well educated.

India aur Bharat mai ladai hogayee.

INDIA aur BHARAT mai jung chid gayee, Shukr hai HINDUSTAAN Beech mai nahi aya!

This guy is ready to shoot somebody

He looks mad and ready to shoot somebody. His comments means this is a Hinduvata India and not for Muslims. This is hurtful. Does anybody care ? No. This is cheap Hinduvata terrorist chief. Ship him to pakistan.

SHOW YOUR HONESTY TO NATION

He is dividing the nation into two halves, Putup the case and charges against him. Where are those social activist Mrs.Shabnam Hashmi,Irfan Engineer... and all, who put the charges against Mr. Owaisi??? RSS is dividing the Nation show the honesty towards the nation by filing the case against him.

These comments are worst than hate speech

Did anybody filed a FIR against this man. Had he been arrested yet. This is insulting to all people of India and specially women. These are insensitive remarks.

ARREST THIS SOB.

its true

its true what Bhagwat said...

Iska BHARAT kidhar hai? aur

Iska BHARAT kidhar hai? aur INDIA kidhar hai ?
Yeh kaunse Bharat ki baat kar ra? India nai to Bharat hai Bharat Nai to India hai, IS PAR BHI CASE THONKO RE SOCIAL SERVICE WALO YEH APNE DESH KO DO COUNTRIES MAY BAANTDIYA!!

war against india from bharat

I would like to ask government is differentiating india from bharat is right or waging war against india from bharat. this is attempt to divide the country as india and bharat. its a serious act,he has to be punished as per law, now social welfare people sleeping. HE DECLARED OUR COUNTRY AS TWO ONE INDIA OTHER BHARAT.

Let us see now what the 'so

Let us see now what the 'so called' Intellectuals has to say now.

WHAT IS WRONG IN THAT STATEMENT

ihail from small town, but in my life time till to date, no rape reported in my town, rapes do occur in cities more frequently

everything is wrong..

people are scared in small villages and they are manupilated by the so called panchayat's..

That is really good.. May

That is really good.. May Allah continue to keep your town Safe.

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