Exemplary punishment to those assaulting women, says CM Adityanath
CM Yogi said that the government will ensure exemplary punishment, which will set an example to the rest and act as a deterrent in future.
Amid nation wide outrage over brutal rape and murder in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said those who harm the honour of women will be given such punishment that will set an example for future.
Issuing a warning to those who wish to harm the "honour" of women, the chief minister said that the government will ensure exemplary punishment, which will set an example to the rest and act as a deterrent in future.
Taking to Twitter, Yogi said, “Destruction is certain of those who even think of harming the honour and self-respect of mothers and sisters in UP.” The UP government is committed towards the safety of women of the state, he added. Also, added that his government is committed towards the safety of the mothers and sisters.
Protesting SP workers lathi charged by UP Police
Samajwadi Party workers were lathi charged by the police in Hazratganj area in Lucknow on Friday. While they were taking out a protest march against the Hathras gangrape and farm laws. The march which started from the SP party office was supposed to end at the Gandhi statue in the city.
There the MLAs and senior party leaders were scheduled to begin a 'maun vrat' (vow of silence). However, the protesters were stopped at Hazratganj crossing, where police had blocked the road with barricades. As the SP workers insisted on being allowed to move ahead. A heated argument between the two sides followed. After which police personnel resorted to lathi charge to disperse the crowd.