CM directs to register FIR in sexual harassment case

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Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has taken a serious note of the complaint of sexual harassment filed by a woman employee against Rajput Singh, Senior Assistant in CDPO Circle, Indora in district Kangra and directed the Principal Secretary, Social Justice and Empowerment, Director, Social Justice and Empowerment, Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police, Kangra, to get the matter investigated into by registering FIR against the accused person.

Chief Minister said that the State Government had already issued directions to all the heads of the departments and controlling officers of the offices that women employees were given due respect. He said that the State Government had also directed all its establishments to constitute cells headed by a senior women officer to check harassment of women at work places and protect interests of working women against any harassment. He said that the State Government had also constituted State Women Commission to listen to the complaints relating to atrocities against women besides, a full fledged department of Women and Child Development is there to cater to the welfare and developmental requirements of women and children.