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Rajasthan BJP demands special Assembly session to discuss law and order

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Monday expressed concern over the law and order situation in the state and called for a special session of the legislative assembly to discuss the issue.

"The law and order situation in the state is deteriorating. The chief minister has a moral responsibility for worsening law and order in the state," Poonia said in a statement.

He said Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot should quit the post of Home Minister on the basis of morality and appoint a full-time Home Minister in the interest of the state.

He described the incident of rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Tonk district as a "stigma" on the state and demanded harsh punishment for the accused and Rs 20 lakh compensation the victim's family.

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First Published: Mon, December 02 2019. 20:55 IST