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J'khand BJP hails decision to increase women in police force

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

BJP's unit today welcomed the Centre's advisory to states asking them to increase the strength of women in police force.

"The is committed to enhancing women's prestige and position in the society and the Centre's initiative to increase their strength in the police force is one of the steps in that direction," state unit spokesman Pradip Sinha said here.

Union Home Minister today said in that his department issued an advisory to state governments to ensure 33 per cent reservation for women up to Sub-Inspector level in state police.

With having several groups, including the (Maoist), affecting developmental works in rural areas, Sinha appreciated Singh's offer for talks to the left wing extremists after dropping guns.

"The Maoists should abjure violence and come forward for talks unconditionally, availing the opportunity to get back into mainstream and participate in the development of states and the country," Sinha said.

First Published: Fri, September 12 2014. 18:45 IST