Amar slams Mayawati for failing to secure women

Lokmanch leader Amar Singh on Thursday slammed Mayawati-led BSP government for failing to provide security to women in Uttar Pradesh.

Updated: Feb 11, 2011, 00:42 AM IST

Kanpur: Lokmanch leader Amar Singh on Thursday
slammed Mayawati-led BSP government for failing to provide
security to women in Uttar Pradesh.

"If women are not safe in the rule of a woman, then
what can you expect in rest of the country," the expelled
Samajwadi Party leader said after meeting the dalit girl from
Fatehpur who was maimed for resisting a rape attempt. He also
provided financial support of Rs one lakh to the victim`s
family.

Singh also gave Rs one lakh cash to the family members
of a deceased rape victim.

On his attempt to withdraw phone-tapping case against
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he said "I have apologised to
her and today once again I say sorry for my act."

PTI