Rakhra Says, Death of Punjab Molestation Victim is ‘God’s Will’
Punjab’s Education Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra made controversial comments about death of 14 year old girl who died when she along with her mother was thrown out of a running bus in Moga. He said that the mother and child being harassed, being thrown out of moving bus, death of the girl all happened due to God’s will. The Education Minister said, “Many of us travel every day, we do not know what will happen“. The girl’s father on the other hand refused to cremate her body seeking justice. He turned down compensation of Rs. 20 lakh offered by government. The family was insisting that the owners of the bus, Orbit Aviation, be booked in connection with the offence and its road permits be cancelled. The bus belonging to a private travels owned by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal has flamed the situation. Surjit Singh Rakhra’s comments are igniting the issue even more.