Over the last few days, the country has been reeling under some really heinous crimes and atrocities against women.

Source: NY daily

With justice being delayed in most of these cases, people's patience has been running thin.

Source: Scroll

So when recently, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his approval for death penalty for those found guilty of raping girls below the age of 12 years, people were elated.

Source: DNA

According to a report by The Hindu, the minimum punishment in rape cases of women has been increased from 7-10 years to extendable to life imprisonment.

Source: Indian Express

The DCW Chief also ended her fast at 2 PM today.

“I was fighting alone but then I was supported by people across the country. I think this is a historical victory in independent India. I congratulate everyone on this victory,” she said when speaking to TOI.

The Twitterati too was ready with responses.

Will this new decision make a difference? Only time will tell