New Delhi: Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was on Monday told about the problems women face on the streets of Delhi.
The students of Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Pandara Park in central Delhi told him about multiple instances of being followed or feeling unsafe in Delhi. Some also shared their experiences of being stalked.
While kicking off a two-week-long consultation process on women and child safety across the city, Sisodia interacted with the students on Monday.
On the occasion, Sisodia said: “You (students) have given us many new things to think about. The administration has to ensure that we nip such incidents in the bud, and we will make strong recommendations to do that.”
“I will personally work on all your suggestions and ensure that we take strong steps to ensure that you are safe in this city,” he added.
Earlier this month the Delhi government had decided to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) comprising Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Home Minister Satyendar Jain to prepare suitable amendments in appropriate criminal laws for providing harsh punishments to those guilty of committing heinous crimes against women.
Over the next two weeks, the GoM will meet with different stakeholders on the seven-point mandate on women and child safety.