New Delhi: Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday assured swift and fitting punishment to the perpetrators of the Delhi gang-rape, whose victim passed away in a Singapore hospital on Saturday morning. She also said that the government had heard the people's voice demanding an end to crime against women. In a televised message to the nation, Sonia Gandhi said that the victim’s courage and indomitable spirit will never die. “It deepens our determination to battle the pervasive and shameful attitude towards women,” Sonia Gandhi said. She also appealed to the protesters to remain calm, saying as a woman and mother she understands how the people feel. She continued, "As a woman, and mother, I understand how protesters feel." We pledge that the victim will get justice," she added. "Today, all Indians grieve as though they have lost their own beloved daughter; our hearts go out for the bereaved family" Sonia Gandhi said.