Mumbai: The state government will take responsibility for the upbringing and education of the children of the dead woman in the Sakinaka atrocity case, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray testified at a meeting of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Monday. Arun Haldar, vice-chairman of the commission, expressed satisfaction over the prompt action taken by the police in the case.
The Chief Minister summoned the Deputy Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Arun Haldar, for a discussion on the Sakinaka rape case and apprised him of the action taken so far.
The victim’s family will be provided immediate financial assistance through the Women and Child Welfare Department’s Manodhairya Yojana, as well as the Department of Social Justice’s Prevention of Atrocities Act. He also directed the concerned departments to take swift action in the matter of education and upbringing of the woman’s children.
Appointment of Raja Thackeray Famous lawyer Raja Thackeray has been appointed for this case, informed the Commissioner of Police in the meeting. Meanwhile, 5,000 CCTV cameras have been installed in Mumbai and work is underway to install 7,000 cameras. Malls, institutions and shops have been made mandatory to install cameras in the corners of the road, said Vishwas Nangre-Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police.
Housing scheme suggestions for homeless women
Consideration can be given to implementing a housing scheme for homeless, orphaned women living on the streets. In this regard, the Commission should instruct the Central Government to come up with such a plan, said the Chief Minister.