Dear parents of “Shama”, (name changed)
After receiving the news from Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi/PVCHR with details of your daughter Shama's torture and painful dying and cruelty of her death through 3 boys, and other cruel acts on innocent people, I feel deeply shocked, but immediately encouraged to write to you and in name for other discriminated and murdered innocent victims, too.
From far away country Germany, I would like firstly to express my sincerest condolences and sympathy to you, your family, Shama’s friends and all the other victims as well on behalf of the “Indo-German Society Remscheid” and its chairperson. However, most of all I feel with you as mother and already grandmother of a granddaughter of the age of 21, who is studying here, independent of religion or social class.
But murderer arbitrary by rape it can happen her in Germany too!
Secondly, we are aware of the apparent absence of the rule of law, tremendous justice and arbitrary acts, which come only into force for people like you and your dear daughter Shama!
Herewith I would like to assure our undivided solidarity and further support for you in agreement and together with Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi/PVCHR, with whom we are working together since 2002 for the values of humanity: Human rights, dignity and education for all!
On 28 February 2012, the "Helma Ritscher Education Scholarship Fund” was established in Baghwanala by Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi on my behalf. This long-term, sustainable initiative offers underprivileged boys and, in particular, girls a chance of further education.
It would have been such a great honour for me to see Shama participating in this scholarship…….
Dear parents, you are not alone any longer!
With Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi and his organization at your side, your own power and undivided solidarity from us in Germany, you will never stop filing complaints and never stop fighting for justice in face of a long history of unfairness and injustice, because you will never stop loving your daughter!
God bless you! Now I am going to light a candle for you, PVCHR and our friends and for India!
After receiving your mail with the news of Shama's (name changed) torture and painful dying, being molested by 3 boys since June 2014, I feel not only so deeply shocked and speechless about the cruelty of her death, but also about the other “murdered human beings”.
On one hand, a girl in the age of 20, who was the only girl in her family, not bound by an arranged marriage, this girl was studying and had dreams of getting a job and supporting her poor family. With this attributes she and her poor family represent a progressive and democratic thinking and acting India, releasing from “degrading traditional fetters”.
On the other hand, it makes me seriously thinking about the apparent absence of the rule of law, tremendous justice and arbitrary acts, which come only into force for the “neglected human beings, suffering for their dignity and rights”, at the boarder of Indian society.
From my point of view, this is in opposite to the, for example, progressive and developed India as appreciated economic miracle and unique culture in the world.
I feel my duty and responsibility as human being at all, on behalf of the Indo- German Society Remscheid and as its Chairperson, again to assure our undivided solidarity and support with you, dear Lenin, and PVCHR. - Our undivided solidarity goes to Shama’s parents too, symbolically for all, who were and still arediscriminated and murdered by the “blind power from past”, which is still alive in the head of followers in present.
Dear Lenin, you and PVHR stand for the values of humanity. With and for the marginalized people -independent of religion or social class in their struggle for rights, rights for education, appreciation as equal human beings in dignity -you stigmatize the cruel criminals and “all the blind “ to the “real poor” and pay tribute to the death of dear Shama and all victims for not in vain.
Thank you heartily, dear Lenin/PVCHR, that we can stand behind you since 2002 and participate as your long lasting partner and friend through our cooperation in the fate of the marginalized people und friend of beloved India.
India remains for me a symbol of an immortal banyan tree where every moment new roots of love and appreciation are growing into the heart “of all Indian human beings”, while bad and ill roots are dying.
In deep attachment and with best wishes from Remscheid.
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