Chairperson of DCW meets Manipur Guv, apprises on prevailing condition in relief camps

Imphal: Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Swati Maliwal along with Member, DCW Vandana Singh called on Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan in Imphal today and apprised of the prevailing condition of violence affected people who have been staying in different relief camps both in hills and valley areas in Manipur.

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Swati Maliwal informed the Governor that her team visited relief camps in Imphal, Bishnupur and Churachandpur districts and interacted with people especially women and enquired about their grievances and problems. She continued that most of the women in the camps have expressed their anguish over the prevailing situation and expressed that they want to live with peace.

While thanking the Governor for her voices against the atrocities of women, Swati Maliwal said, she was shocked to see the viral video of two women paraded naked by a mob recently and it is a crime against humanity. She requested the Governor to take appropriate necessary action against the culprits involved in the heinous crime.

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The Governor assured the team that strict action will be taken against the culprits and informed that all possible assistance will be provided to the displaced people staying in relief camps from time to time and that she herself directed the State government to take necessary measures. Governor Uikey further informed the team that she personally visited many relief camps both in hill and valley areas and she is well aware of the ground situation and difficulties faced by the displaced people and therefore, efforts will be made further to provide possible assistance and also to settle the ongoing conflict amicably.

Meanwhile, Chairperson of National Commission for Women Rekha Sharma is also in Manipur following a recent viral video of two Kuki-Zo women being paraded naked. Sources said, Rekha Sharma landed in Imphal on July 24 and headed for Churachandpur District.

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