Union ministers garlanding and felicitating convicts was bound to become the talking point in India, which heads into a general election in 2019.
I have repeatedly expressed my misgivings about the Fast-Track Court judgement sentencing each accused to life imprisonment. I am pleased that the Hon'ble High Court will hear the matter as a statutory court of appeal to test the correctness of the Fast-Track Court order.— Jayant Sinha (@jayantsinha) July 7, 2018
It is only in 'New India', where those who are supposed to get the noose are instead being garlanded. pic.twitter.com/GoZ2RoBKMn— Congress (@INCIndia) July 7, 2018
Calls for change
Remove Jayant Sinha from alumni list: Harvard alumnus https://t.co/ilbyxLhERX— Catch News (@CatchNews) July 11, 2018