Acid throwing is one of the most heinous crimes. In our country now a day we read about the incidents of acid throwing in the dailies. In most cases it is seen that women and children are the worst victims of acid throwing. The incident of acid throwing takes place due to mainly two reasons. One is family another one is rejection of love. If two families fall into enmity on different issues, often one of them takes the path of savage vengeance and throws acid in the women and children of opponent side. Again, if any youth is rejected in his love by the girl he loves, he also may throw acid on the girl. The acid victims suffer from an unbearable pain as the skin of the acid thrown part of the body gets burnt. Government must take serious action against the acid throwers. The criminal should be tried in summary trial and must be awarded with death sentence. Government, non-government and organizations should come forward to launch campaign against, this crime.