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Public angry over rising attacks on women: Kamal Haasan

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Chief Kamal Haasan Sunday urged the government to take stringent measures to prevent attacks on women, saying such incidents only caused outrage among the public.

Referring to the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in the district recently, told reporters here that protection to women was found to be reducing and continuous incidents of 'sexual assaults' aroused anger.

The government should take stringent steps to prevent such attacks and allow the police department to function freely, he said.

To a question on pre poll surveys, quipped that when each and every political party owned a television channel, the survey would favour them.

He claimed that his party found a place in every genuine survey.

reiterated that his party would ask its candidates to step down if they were not functioning satisfcatorily.

The was here to campaign for the party candidates contesting from and constituencies.

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First Published: Sun, April 07 2019. 18:45 IST