Gautam Gambhir says he favours exemplary punishment for rapists

Gautam Gambhir feels that change should start from the individual and government's efforts would not be enough to tackle issues related to women.

updated: March 09, 2013 00:42 IST
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New Delhi: Senior India cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday expressed his views on woman-related issues on the occasion of the women's day and said that he favoured exemplary punishment for rapists.

In an interactive session with his fans on twitter, Gambhir, who was dropped from the Indian Test team for the ongoing home series against Australia, said that value education at home would be the first step for men to respect women.

"I am all for an exemplary punishment. I think it should be such that it should send chill down d spines of the ppl," he wrote in reply to a fan who asked him how the rapists should be punished.

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