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School in UP to be named after Delhi gang-rape victim

Tuesday, 1 January 2013 - 4:28pm IST Updated: Tuesday, 1 January 2013 - 4:31pm IST | Place: Ballia | Agency: PTI
The girl's family members have also demanded the construction of a memorial for her, besides initiation of other development works in the village.

A primary school in the native Medwar Kalan village of the Delhi gang-rape victim will be named after her as a mark of tribute to the braveheart.

Announcing this today, village head Shiv Mandir Singh said the decision was taken in accordance with the wishes of the village and girl's family members.

A meeting of the village panchayat will soon be convened to complete the related formalities, he said.

Girl's family members have also demanded construction of a memorial for her, besides initiation of other development works in the village.




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