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Deal with crime against womwn: Gogoi

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has called upon the civil society to support the government in eliminating crime against women.

Inauguration the ceremony of the new office of Assam State Commission for Women in Guwahati, he said that along with the government, the NGOs and other social organisation will have to take initiative to struggle for eradicating crimes committed against women.

He said that steps were taken to increase reservation for women in panchayats of Assam to 50 per cent, from the current 33 per cent.

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