Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, a member of the Lok Sabha, proposes some improvements of the legal system with regard to the December 16th rape case. First, he proposes a significant increase of the number of judges and the establishment of fast track trials. Further, he demands for an increase of female police officers. Moreover, he wants the limitation to self-defense in case of sexual assault to be widened. Last, but not least, he also asks for a renaming of rape to to more inclusive term of sexual assault and an inclusion of marital rape to the clause.
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