Delhi polls: BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi details 25-point plan for women safety

Ahead of Assembly elections in the national capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday shared her blueprint for Delhi's development.

Delhi polls: BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi details 25-point plan for women safety

New Delhi: Ahead of Assembly elections in the national capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Wednesday shared her blueprint for Delhi's development.

The activist-turned politician started with the issue close to her heart - women’s security, and said that she has talked and written about several of these ideas over the years.

Bedi took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share her comprehensive 25-point action plan for preventive, corrective and review measures.

Using the hashtag #KiransBlueprint, the first preventive measure she shared was - increased and smart patrolling in vulnerable areas.

2) Community policing and neighbourhood watch.

3) Safe and healthy nightlife – strengthening of patrolling and police presence in entertainment areas/hubs.

 

4)  Stringent driver verification and state-wide centralized criminal database with inter-state coordination.

5) CCTV cameras in public areas and buses.

6) Home guards and civil defence escorts on buses on vulnerable routes and at non-peak times.

7) More ladies-special buses by DTC.

8) Street lighting in all areas with surprise inspections and full city accountability.

9) Self-defence training to be a part of school and college curriculum with a special emphasis on martial arts.

10) Value education in schools and colleges.

11) Safety kits including pepper spray, whistles, etc. to be handed out to women.

12) Gender sensitivity training to police.

13) Punishments for crime against women to be widely publicised.

14)  Laws and punitive action related to women’s security to be strictly enforced.

Corrective measures:

15) Quick FIR and lodging of complaints.

16) A 24/7 special call / response centre for women’s security to be set up.

17) Every district to have a dedicated Police Station for women.

18) Special women’s security force.

19) Sensitive handling of medical & other tests related to crimes on women–hospitals to be trained, special cells organised.

20) All existing private SOS apps on mobile apps (such as of the radio taxis and other apps) to be linked to Delhi Police.

21) Support groups for victims and their families.

22) Fast track courts.

Review measures:

23) Regular outreach within constituency by each MLA–jansabhas with people to monitor progress and feedback.

24) Monthly joint meetings of representatives of the 6Ps with the Chief Minister.

25) Monthly radio address to communicate progress and actions taken.

She further sought support of the people of Delhi to make the program successful. "I look forward to working with each one of you to make this 25-point program successful in keeping our women safe," she tweeted.

Delhi Legislative Assembly election, 2015 will be held on February 7 to elect 70 members. The results will be announced on February 10.

BJP has fielded Kiran Bedi from Krishna Nagar constituency against Aam Aadmi Party candidate SK Bagga.

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