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Operation Shishtachar arrests 370 and detains more than 2400

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By NewsGram Staff Writer

Delhi-police-Tomar-PTILaunched on August 3, Delhi Police initiative, Shishtachar –against eve-teasing and stalking has led to the detention of more than 2400 and arrest of over 370 people in 20 days.

“Most of the offenders were nabbed from areas near the shopping malls- mostly located at Netaji Subhash Place and Pitampura. There are a few Delhi University colleges in areas under the jurisdiction of northwest Delhi too and some offenders were found targeting women there. We alerted our men posted near the colleges.” said Sanjay Singh, JCP Northern Range.

Most detentions- a total of 831 till August 23 took place in South Delhi. Areas such as Mehrauli and Malviya Nagar have also seen high detention count due to the heavy migrant population residing there. Security has been tightened around South Campus, Dhaula Kuan and Vasant Vihar which see a large student population on a daily basis.

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AAP welcomes BJP’s stand on inter-faith marriages

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it welcomed BJP's support to inter-faith and inter-religious marriages

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  • Aam Aadmi Party welcomes BJP’s support of intercaste and inter-faith marriages
  • Manoj Tiwari, a BJP leader was the one raised his voice for it
  • It was after a recent case of honour killing

Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it welcomed BJP’s support to inter-faith and inter-religious marriages.

“Irrespective of our political ideologies, I welcome Manoj Tiwari ji who has supported inter-faith and inter-religious marriages by consenting adults,” AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj tweeted.

Manoj Tiwari recently released statements in support of inter faith marriages. Wikimedia Commons
Manoj Tiwari recently released statements in support of inter faith marriages. Wikimedia Commons

His remarks came a day after the Delhi BJP unit chief Manoj Tiwari condemned the alleged honour killing of 23-year-old Ankit Saxena in the city.

Saxena, a photographer, was allegedly killed by the family of a woman he was in a relationship with.

According to Delhi Police, the woman’s family was against their relationship as they belonged to different communities and had told him to end it. IANS

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