A contemporary `letter-war` has erupted between the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities and the state Raj Bhavan, this time a fallout of the latest Sakinaka brutal rape-cum-murder incident.
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had just lately written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray expressing considerations over the tragic incident and urged the latter to name a particular session of Maharashtra Legislature to debate the particular (Sakinaka) difficulty and the security of girls basically.
Firing a missile on Monday, Thackeray endorsed the Governor`s sentiments and identified that the query of girls`s security shouldn’t be confined to Maharashtra alone however is a nationwide difficulty.
He cited a string of incidents of atrocities on ladies in Bharatiya Janata Occasion-ruled states like Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, BJP-supported Bihar, Delhi the place the police is managed by the Centre and Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir beneath the Central administration.
In view of those, Thackeray urged Koshyari to request the BJP-led Central authorities to convene a 4-day particular session of Parliament to deliberate on ladies`s safety by which even the Sakinaka incident could possibly be included.
Taking a potshot, the CM mentioned that ladies being `unsafe` within the state gave the impression to be the Governor`s sole opinion and his agony was akin to that of a `political activist.`
“The minute folks inimical to the state authorities talked about calling a particular legislature session, the Governor joined their clamour for a similar, which is detrimental to the system of parliamentary democracy. Your demand might stoke a contemporary controversy,” cautioned Thackeray.
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Harking to the house state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Residence Minister Amit Shah, Thackeray pointedly requested whether or not ladies are actually secure there beneath the `Gujarat Mannequin`.
“As per a Gujarat Police report, day by day 14 ladies face rapes and exploitation, in latest previous, 2,908 ladies went `lacking` in Ahmedabad, in two years 14,229 ladies have `disappeared` within the state and since 2015 atrocities on ladies have peaked there. To debate all this, Gujarat would require a `month-long` particular legislature session,” Thackeray wrote, no-holds-barred.
Dwelling on Delhi the place the regulation and order is the Centre`s jurisdiction, the CM mentioned that in previous few years, it has develop into notorious globally because the `rape capital` and its wants particular consideration.
“Final month, a 9-year-old Dalit lady was gangraped and murdered by a priest and his three associates in a crematorium, they even tried to destroy proof by forcibly cremating her. That is the situation within the metropolis the place your complete nation`s Cupboard relies,” mentioned Thackeray with out mincing phrases.
He drew the Governor`s consideration to the BJP-supported Bihar the place a BJP MP allegedly raped a girl activist of the identical celebration, the police refused to lodge her grievance owing to political pressures and solely after a court docket order three months later that an FIR was lodged in opposition to the perpetrator.
Giving examples of Uttar Pradesh, the place the Lord Ram Temple is arising, Thackeray mentioned that earlier this month, a kho-kho participant was brutally raped and murdered and her physique was discovered close to Bijnor railway station.
“Such incidents have taken place in UP`s Hathras, Unnao, Badaun the place two cousin sisters had been raped and murdered. Even the NCRB has mentioned that such atrocities are on the rise in UP, however no one from the BJP appears to have made calls for for a particular legislature session there,” Thackeray hit out.
Pointing on the `dev-bhoomi` of Uttarakhand, of which the Governor himself was a `Suputra` (son), Thackeray mentioned atrocities on ladies have shot up by 150 per cent in that state, and enquired “if there generally is a particular legislature session there too.”
The CM additionally listed the instant steps taken by the MVA authorities after the Sakinaka incident of September 10 to make sure justice to the sufferer and her minor youngsters.
He mentioned that Maharashtra is the state of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who at all times gave significance to ladies`s dignity and security, and the MVA authorities is following in his footsteps.
Thackeray, 61, mentioned he anticipated Governor Koshyari, 79, who’s like an elder, to increase his blessings on this endeavour.
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