Women protest rising crimes

TNN Bureau. Updated: 4/21/2018 4:07:19 PM National

Guwahati, Apr 21: Over a hundred women today staged a protest march in Guwahati city, demanding exemplary punishment for crimes against women and children and controlling growing incidence of such crimes.

The protest rally was organized by eight organizations of North East region, including All India Democratic Women Forum, Assam Mahila Sangha, North East Network, SFI, DYFI, AISF and Asom Yuba-Chatra Sanmilani.

The protestors raised slogans against the BJP-led governments at the Centre and the state, alleging that the government has failed to control crimes against children and women.

They also demanded exemplary punishment for perpetrators of such crimes.

They submitted a memorandum to the chief minister, through the Kamrup (metro) deputy commissioner, in support of their demands.

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