President Pranab Mukherjee on February 3, 2013, gave his assent to the government's amended anti-rape laws that it introduced through an ordinance. The conglomerate of changes, which introduced the death penalty for extreme rape cases, has to be cleared by parliament within six months.
Here's the text of the ordinance promulgated by the President:
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February 04, 2013 15:02 IST