New Delhi: The hunger strike led by Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal ended on Sunday after she fell unconscious. The health of the Delhi Women’s Commission Swati Mammalwal has worsened doctors at the Lok Nayak Hospital (LNJP) in New Delhi fed her as she was put on intravenous.She was on the hunger strike for the last 13 days. She had been protesting against the rape incidents in the country and had earlier demanded capital punishment for convicts in rape cases within 6 months.
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chief, Swati Maliwal who is on a hunger strike demanding death penalty for convicts in rape cases within 6 months, taken to LNJP hospital after she falls unconscious. #Delhi (file pic) pic.twitter.com/BnsRpd2X3E
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According to the doctor, Swati Maliwal’s uric acid in her blood had reached to the dangerous levels and could manage the kidneys.She however refused to budge saying that she will not end her fast till the Disha Bill ids implemented in the entire country.
Swati Maliwal has lost her 7kg weight after sitting on fast. Today is Swati’s 13th consecutive day of fasting. People belonging to Swati Maliwal say that no representative of the central government has reached Rajghat. Swati had also written a letter to the Prime Minister. But there was no answer.
A letter to PM Modi by DCW chief
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Swati Maliwal had said: “I myself am on an indefinite hunger strike demanding a fixed framework for punishment to rapists.I wrote to you on the first of my fast, seeking immediate action of certain specific demands.”