India witnessed a muted celebration in the wake of tragic death of Delhi’s braveheart. President Pranab Mukherjee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi has decided not to celebrate New Year’s Day in view of the death of the Delhi gang-rape victim.
Panjab University students council take out protest march and requested students not to celebrate New Year to give tribute to Damini. Super star Amitabh Bachan twitted “T 977 – Happy New Year to all .. For a glorious 2013 .. But never forget what 2012 left us with. ..”
The New Year function to be held at Raj Bhavan, Bhopal on January 1, 2013 has been cancelled. Governor Shri Ram Naresh Yadav took this decision in the context of unfortunate rape incident in Delhi.