Madhya Pradesh CM hands over 250 two-wheelers to women police personnel


Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday handed over 250 scooters to women police personnel across the state to empower them for effective control over crimes related to women in the state.
CM Chouhan flagged off the two-wheelers rally of the women police personnel from Motilal Nehru Stadium in the state capital Bhopal. On the occasion, CM Chouhan said, “Today, we have given 250 two-wheelers to the police and its purpose is to keep women safe in the state. The women police personnel will perform patrolling with the help of it. They will also watch criminals in the field and also protect the self-respect of the women in the state.”
“I congratulate state Home Minister Narottam Mishra and the entire team for taking a step for the safety of women in the state,” he added.
Women’s safety is most important for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and women’s empowerment is the main mission. Many schemes are initiated by the state government for women empowerment, be it Ladli Lakshmi Yojana, Kanya Vivah Yojana, Ladli Bahna Yojana, 50 per cent reservation in local body elections, Sambal Yojana and others, CM Chouhan further said.
He also said that Madhya Pradesh is the first state which made a law to award capital punishment to rape convicts. Also, Madhya Pradesh is the first state to bulldoze the houses of criminals and made a provision for severe punishment for crimes against women.