The ashes of a 23-year-old Indian student, who died after being gang-raped in Delhi, were scattered in the Ganges river.
The woman's death prompted street protests across India, international outrage and promises from the government of tougher punishments for offenders.
Police confirmed they would push for the death penalty for her attackers - the force can recommend prosecutors pursue particular punishments in Indian trials.
The gang rape of a young woman in Delhi has exposed deep fissures in Indian society, as assault victims finally find their voices.
Speaking hours before his daughters attackers appeared in court, the father of the India rape victim has called for the harshest penalty.
After almost three weeks of protests over the rape of an Indian woman on a Delhi bus, the nation could face a national strike.