The Congress on Wednesday blamed the Raman Singh led BJP government on the issue of women’s safety and reservation. Congress spokesperson, Priyanka Chaturvedi in Raipur alleged BJP of adopting a callous attitude towards women.
Priyanka said that the Raman government in the state has failed to find missing women and around 37,000 women are still missing. At the same time, cases of harassment are coming out in the name of Naxalism with tribal women.
Chaturvedi stated that “Chhattisgarh has made a new record in terms of crime against women including the abduction of women, their exploitation and lagging behind on health parameters speak volumes about the women-unfriendly situation in the state”.
“BJP speaks about honouring women, it was recently seen that the women were mistreated with during a meeting of party president Amit Shah, which is a real shame”, she added.
Polling in Chhattisgarh will be held in two phases November 12 and 20, and results will be declared on December 11.