Assam: Chairperson of state Woman commission expresses concern over prevailing situation in BTAD

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By Hantigiri Narzary

Kokrajhar (Assam ) ,Oct 12: The Chairperson of Assam state commission for women,Chikimiki Talukdar has expressed serious concern over the prevailing situation in the states especially in Kokrajhar and Chirang where various cases of atrocities on women and child lifting have been reported in the recent past.

A four member delegation of the commission led by chairperson Chikimiki Talukdar on Saturday visited in Kokrajhar to take stock of the prevailing situation .

Other members of the team were Kabita Basumatary,Niyati Dey and Dhira Talukdar.

The team took stock of the prevailing situation in Kokrajhar and met senior officers of the district administration and police high- ups at Circuit House, here.

The main concern of the team was safety and security of the women and protection of the children in the society.

Notably, four persons were arrested and two persons were physically assaulted for their involvement in spraying of chemicals ,atrocities on women and child lifting cases in Kokrajhar district in the past few days .

A woman was attacked with a sharp weapon at Banduguri under Sidli police station in Chirang district on 9th Sep 9 last.

Ms. Talukdar,said that she and her team visited in Kokrajhar to take stock about prevailing situation which has been creating resentment and chaos amongst the citizens in the region.

She expressed concern over the situation as crimes on women,girl child ,atrocities are on increase going increase.

She said that necessary awareness campaign and measures would be undertaken to create awareness amongst the society.

She said that women and girl children must be protected from crimes which has been taking place in the region.
Ms. Talukdar said that she would submit a report to the state government about the prevailing situation inthe region .

Meanwhile,several women’s organisations,NGOs ,social activists met the women delegation and urged upon them to take stern initiatives against the prevailing situation so that normalcy is restored in the region at the earliest .


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