Even As Two UP Lawmakers Face Rape Charges, CM Claims Cases Of Rape Went Down By 36% In 2 Yrs

The Logical Indian Crew Uttar Pradesh

September 20th, 2019 / 6:50 PM

Yogi Adityanath Women Safety

Image Credit: Financial Express

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has claimed that in the last 30 months, his government has pulled the state out of an identity crisis and changed the perception of the state. 

“On March 19, 2017, the Bharatiya Janata Party government was formed in the state after a 14-year-exile,” Adityanath told reporters in Lucknow. “In the past two-and-half years Uttar Pradesh was pulled out from a state of an identity crisis as we converted challenges to opportunities. The biggest achievement of my team has been changing the perception of Uttar Pradesh and restoring its identity,” he said.

Claiming that the law and order situation in the state has improved, Adityanath said that in the last two-and-a-half years, there has been no riot in the state. He asserted that criminals are either in jail or have fled from the state. “The state has seen a significant decline in dacoity, rape, extortion, loot and clashes. It has also seen as many as 41 new police stations being opened. The major festivals in the state have been celebrated in peace,” he claimed.

He said that the “safety of women and girls” is a priority for his government. “Safety of women and girls is our priority. The prosecution is being speeded up in cases involving crimes against women. Speedy trial and charge sheets are our focus,” NDTV quoted Adityanath as saying. He defended his track record and said that rape cases were down 36 per cent.

The Chief Minister’s claims come at a time when Unnao MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has a rape case against him, while the former Union Minister Chinmayanand has been arrested for the alleged rape of a law student.


Also Read: “Not A Single Riot In Last 2 Yrs, UP Model For Other States,” Says Yogi Adityanath


Contributors

Written by : Sumanti Sen

Edited by : Shubhendu Deshmukh

Related Stories

House Of Glass? BJP Had Highest Number Of Lawmakers Booked For Crime Against Women In 2017

Jharkhand Polls Candidates Crimes

44 Out Of 260 Candidates In Phase 2 Of Jharkhand Polls Face Cases Like Rape, Murder

‘I Went To UAE For Love, Not To Join Terror Group’: Kerala Girl Rubbishes Love Jihad Claims

Ernakulam Collector Pothole Roads

Ernakulam Collector Warns Officials To Repair Potholes Or Face Charges

Unnao Kuldeep Murder Charge

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar Slapped With Murder, Rape Charges

IAF Chopper Officer Charge

IAF Chopper Crash: Commanding Officer Removed, Could Face Criminal Charges

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Unnao Becomes UP’s Rape Capital: 86 Rape Cases, 185 Sexual Assaults In 2019

News

Wife Of Cop Killed In Bulandshahr: ‘It Was Planned Lynching, Colleagues Refused To Take Case Ahead’

News

Govt Data: Almost 70% Of Education Loans Given To General Category Students

Sports

India Bags 165 Medals At South Asian Games, Sits Top On Points Table

World Affairs

China’s Crumbling Banking Sector: Another Bank Falters, Around 500 Banks At Potential Risk

News

India Fifth Most Vulnerable Country To Climate Change, Recorded Highest Fatalities In 2018

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.