Hema Malini strikes a chord with women
After the capital witnessed an ever-growing graph of crimes against women, there has been panic among women that they are not safe in the capital....
After the capital witnessed an ever-growing graph of crimes against women, there has been panic among women that they are not safe in the capital. Even foreign tourists inflow to Delhi is falling, as Delhi no longer remains the preferred destination for the foreign tourists. Reflecting popular concern among women, Dream Girl Hema Malini advised that while better policing and governmental action are needed, women should also exercise self-restraint and not venture out anywhere alone. The film star-turned politician and BJP leader struck a realistic note by asking women to exercise caution on their own, even as the government should get its act together.
Hema Malini, who is 64 and mother of two daughters, said, “Don’t take it so easy and go anywhere you want. Anything can happen and you can get caught. It is important for women to protect themselves since nobody is going to come to protect them. Krishna would always come to protect Draupadi, but we aren’t so spiritually-evolved that God will come and protect us.” The brutal gang-rape of a paramedical student on December 16 last led to making the law more stringent, but it has not resulted in securing the women.