Acid attack survivors come out of hiding, unveil faces in new fashion shoot

Date: 13-08-2014 7:30 am (7 years ago) | Author: Black Flow
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They have spent years hiding their faces. But now, three Indian acid attack survivors have put on a brave front to appear in a new photoshoot by Rahul Saharan.

Rupa, Rita, Laxmi(left to right) and  have all been the victims of horrendous acid attacks.Rupa, with her own clothing collection, called Rupa Designs designed the clothes used for the shoot
Rupa, 22, said:
 'I always wanted to be a designer but after the attack there was a pause in my life. I was so insecure and embarrassed by my scars I used to cover my face with a scarf. I always hung onto my dream but I never knew that one day it would be possible and I would be launching my own label.'


Rupa(in white) was asleep in August 2008 when her stepmother threw acid on her face. She was found guilty and sentenced to prison but  she is now free and living her life with no signs of remorse after serving just 18 months.
She then dropped her surname after her father sided her stepmum...










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