Priyanka Gandhi expresses concern over crime against women and children

Published: Jun 20, 2019, 16:46 IST | mid-day online desk

Priyanka also posted pictures of several news headlines (in Hindi) about crime in the state on Twitter

Priyanka Gandhi expresses concern over crime against women and children
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress national general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday expressed her concern over the increasing violence against women and children in Uttar Pradesh and asked the government to take responsibility for their safety.

She took to Twitter to write, "Predators are victimising innocents in Uttar Pradesh. Women are being pushed into a life of fear. Men are being burnt alive. But the government is not seeing anything. When will the UP government start taking responsibility for the security of women and children?"

Priyanka also posted pictures of several news headlines (in Hindi) about crime in the state on Twitter.

The Congress leader's commented because of a sudden rise in incidents of violence against women and children in Uttar Pradesh. In a recent incident, a woman was allegedly raped by four men in front of her husband in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur.

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