Uttarakhand News: The Uttarakhand State Commission for Women has asked the government to create such an environment in the state where women can fearlessly report the crimes committed against them. The commission said that a large number of women are victims of violence in both the hilly and plain areas of the state. State Commission for Women Vice-Chairman Jyoti Shah Mishra told reporters here on Tuesday, “We have requested the state government to create such an environment where women victims of violence or exploitation can come forward and lodge their complaints with confidence.”
Requested the Prime Minister to get the investigation done by another agency
When asked about the incident of policemen grabbing hay bales from rural women in Helang village of Chamoli district, the vice president said the commission was not satisfied with the investigation conducted by the district magistrate in the matter. Therefore, the Prime Minister has been requested to have the matter investigated by another body. On the alleged murder of a Dalit man by his in-laws in Almora district who married an upper caste woman, Mishra said it was a heinous crime.
He said: “Every woman has the right to choose her life partner.” The campaign will be carried out.
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