As the news of the Supreme Court verdict reached there, villagers of Medawara Kalan in Ballia district distributed candies and offered a special worship in the village temple by offering milk to the deity.
The bench also said that these three convicts were heard elaborately during the stage of their appeal against the Delhi High Court's judgement and no case has been made out by them for review of the apex court's verdict upholding the death penalty.
Men convicted of the 2012 Delhi bus attack (from left) Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh have had their death sentences upheld.
Only three of them were involved in the appeal rejected Monday.
The court said a review was possible only if there was an error or a miscarriage of justice, reported The Hindu. The fourth convict had not preferred a review.
When asked her course of action if the convicts file a curative petition, Asha Devi, Jyoti's mother told media persons, "We will also follow the due process of law". "This is an attempt to murder by the State".
The six-strong gang beat the man unconscious before raping and torturing Singh with an iron bar as the private bus drove loops through the Indian capital. After nearly two weeks, the victim succumbed to her injuries in a Singapore hospital where she was flown in a last ditch bid to save her life. One suspect, Ram Singh, was found dead in jail in March 2013, having apparently taken his own life.
A sixth suspect was just months short of 18 years when the crime took place.
On August 31, the juvenile was sentenced to three years at a probation home.
"The convicts must be immediately hanged to death", he said.
"Unfortunately, executions do not eradicate violence against women".
In the years since, women's advocates say that the Nirbhaya case raised awareness, prompting more women to come forward if they're abused or assaulted, with authorities responding to the concerns with more closed-circuit security cameras and fast track courts for crimes against women.
The brutal crime had sparked widespread protests and drew worldwide attention over violence against women in India.
She claimed that lawmakers in the country hold up capital punishment as a symbol of their resolve to tackle crime and choose to ignore more hard and effective solutions like improving investigations, prosecutions and support for victims' families.
But the number of reporter rapes continue to rise - from about 25,000 in 2012 to 38,000 in 2016, according to government crime data.
Despite stringent laws and repeated protests, courts notoriously are still slow in the country, where women are often relegated to second-class citizenship.