CM urges everyone to stand against crime against women
By Our Correspondent, 04/11/2019, Agartala

Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has on today urged every section of the society to stand as a wall against the crimes being meted out to the women.  Addressing a capacity building seminar organized at Pragna Bhavan on the investigation process in the cases related to crime against women, he said, “43 percent women of the state become victim of domestic violence.

In order to tackle the matter the authorities should increase focus on marriage registration through positive campaigns. In addition, the concerned authorities also have to generate awareness among the adolescents” the Chief Minister said.In the capacity building seminar which will continue for next three days, altogether 50 policemen will be trained in the investigation tactics in the cases related to the subject matter.

The seminar was organized by the Home Department of the state.The chief minister also said that in order to create a strong society the empowerment of women was a must need. “In order to strengthen the democratic culture of India and the state, women of the country need to stand out. The rights of the women have to be protected which will further empower the women of the society.” said the Chief Minister.

On the initiatives taken from the part of government, he said, the state government has taken numerous steps eyeing to provide compensation to the victims of such crimes. “The recompense for the rape victims has been increased to Rs 3 lakh from Rs 50,000, for molestation of minor girls it has been increased upto Rs 2 lakh from Rs 20,000, amendment were also made in the Tripura victim compensation scheme for the women who are victim of trafficking” he told the seminar. Apart from the Chief Minister, DGP Akhil Kumar Shukla, Chairperson Tripura Women Commission Barnali Goswami and ADG Rajib Singh also spoke and shared their experiences giving reference to various cases they have witnessed in their career.