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Punjab Raises 1984 Riots Issue in NIC Meet

New Delhi: Raising the issue of 1984 anti- Sikh riots, Punjab government today urged the National Integration Council to work towards addressing the “failures” in the system to ensure that the guilty are punished in

PTI Updated on: September 23, 2013 20:02 IST

Majithia said sincerity, sensitivity and impartiality of political leaders went a long way in building public morale and confidence.

Presenting NCRB statistics, he said Punjab accounts for only 1.33 per cent of the total incidents of crime against women reported in the country.

Reiterating the state government's priority for safety and security of women, he listed out various steps initiated to ensure quick trial of crimes against women.

He also pointed out that Punjab has the highest percentage (32 pc) of scheduled caste population and the state had initiated a number of measures for the welfare too.


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