Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today supported DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal's demand for a law to secure death penalty for those who rape minor girls and setting up of fast-track courts to complete the trial of such cases in six months.
He also supported her demands regarding recruitment of 66,000 police personnel in Delhi police and better forensic labs.
Sisodia visited Rajghat to lend support to Maliwal whose hunger strike entered its fifth day today.
He said that the recruitment of police personnel would provide employment to the youth as well security to women, a DCW statement said.
The AIIMS RDA has also extended its support to Maliwal. Hundreds of students marched from Zakir Hussain College towards Samta Sthal, before being stopped by the police at Turkman Gate.
"Now nobody wants a lecture from the PM over social values. The country expects a system from him to stop rapes," she said.
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