All India Mahila Congress activists stage stir at Jantar Mantar, slam Centre for 'anti-women' policies
Activists of the All India Mahila Congress on Tuesday staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar and slammed the Centre over its alleged 'anti-women' policies.
New Delhi: Activists of the All India Mahila Congress on Tuesday staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar and slammed the Centre over its alleged "anti-women" policies.
The demonstrators participating in the protest tried to march towards the Parliament building but were stopped at a police barricade.
Members of Mahila Congress from Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh participated in the protest. They carried posters and placards carrying 'Teen Sal Desh Badhal' and other slogans, slamming the Modi government.
"Crime against women has increased by 30 percent under the Modi government. Imposing GST on sanitary napkins exposes the insensitivity of the government towards women," said Shobha Oza, national president of the Mahila Congress.
She said that Mahila Congress is pledged to expose the "anti-people" policies of the Modi government and uproot it in the Parliamentary elections in 2019.
We Indians need to have the collective determination and clarity to recognise the power, nature and history of propaganda as a global force ranged against India as one of the last lands still standing against it
After defections and resignation of MLAs, the current strength of the Congress in the House is two, while that of the BJP is 27
The Congress in Punjab is seeking to stage a repeat of its government, but has not yet named a chief ministerial candidate.