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Delhi L-G constitutes special task force for women security; DCW chief to be member

The Lieutenant Governor Will Be Chairperson Of The Special Task Force. A Total Of 17 Members Will Be There In Task Force. The Task Force Will Conduct Meeting In Every 15 Days.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 21 Jan 2017, 05:20:36 PM
Anil Baijal (Image: PTI)

New Delhi:

To safeguard women in Delhi, a special task force has been constituted on Saturday. The chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women has also been included in the special task force.

The Lieutenant Governor will be chairperson of the special task force. A total of 17 members will be there in task force. The task force will conduct meeting in every 15 days.

The special task force will be empowered to review the decisions of Delhi Police and other departments.

Almost for around a year, the Delhi Commission for Women fought for special task force with Home Ministry and Lieutenant Governor.

Earlier, the special task force made in the leadership of Central Home Secretary was dissolved in 2016. The special task force was constituted at the time of Nirbhaya rape case.

DCW chief had raised the issue of special task force in the meeting with the newly appointed L-G Anil Baijal.


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First Published : 21 Jan 2017, 05:16:00 PM