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Kerala Governor to join fast for women's safety as crimes against women and children surge in the state

WebdeskJul 13, 2021, 01:37 PM IST

Kerala Governor to join fast for women's safety as crimes against women and children surge in the state

 

Thiruvananthapuram: The Gandhian organizations are organizing the fast from morning till evening to create awareness against giving and taking dowry.

 

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan will join the fast against the practice of dowry to be organized at Gandhi Bhavan on Wednesday.

 

"In response to the call made by Gandhian organizations against the practice of Dowry, Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has decided to join the fast to be organized at Gandhi Bhavan on July 14, 2021," said Governor's office on Tuesday.

 

The Gandhian organizations are organizing the fast from morning till evening to create awareness against giving and taking dowry.

 

The Governor will be attending the fast from 4.30 pm till the end of the program.

 

Last month, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that henceforth an online complaint registration portal named 'Aparajitha' will resolve cyber crimes against women, and complaints on offenses against women including domestic abuse also can be submitted there.

 

He further informed that a nodal officer has been assigned to investigate and resolve complaints regarding dowry.

 

Courtesy: ANI

 

 

 

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