(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
December 05, 2010
THE Janwadi Mahila Samiti (JMS) of
In a statement issued on November 25
by its president Sonia Verma and
general secretary Sehba Farooqui, the JMS also pointed out that
referred- to incident was not an isolated one. Since the rape of a
The JMS is of the opinion that this incident shows that the state government has neglected the safety of young working women. It has left unprotected in the middle of the night such unsafe areas as Dhaula Kuan where several incidents have taken place. The incident also shows that BPO companies, which make women work at odd hours, are not willing to take the responsibility for the security of these women.
In the light of all these aspects, the Janwadi Mahila Samiti has put forward the following demands:
1) Immediate action must be taken against the perpetrators of such heinous crimes and no efforts must be spared to arrest the accused immediately.
3) The concerned transport company must be punished for negligence and abdication of responsibility in this particular case.