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Haryana Sisters to get Award for Bravery

Chandigarh, Dec 01: Commending the chivalry of two sisters, who beat the molesters in a moving bus in Rohtak yesterday, Haryana government on Monday announced to honour two brave girls on Republic Day.

The two sisters : Aarti (22) and Pooja (19): set an example for all the women by fighting bravely alone with the molesters in a moving bus in Rohtak and leaving all the passengers, who were the mute spectators, humiliated for not opposing the accused.

The three molesters were sent to judicial custody till December 6, according to reports. The drivers and conductors of the bus were suspended for failing to stop the molesters.

Taking a serious note of this incident, the state government has asked the state director general of police (DGP) and state transport department to take steps for ensuring safety and security of passengers especially women travelling in the Haryana roadways buses.

The video that was aired in media showing two young sisters were beating the molesters with belts in a crowed bus went viral on Sunday. Later the three molesters were arrested.

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