The South Dinajpur Committee of the Adiwasi Sengel Abhiyan took out a rally in Balurghat today against the alarmingly increasing numbers of gang-rape and murders of tribal women in the state.
According to reports, the rally protested against the rising numbers of crime against women and also supported 13 demands that they chalked keeping the safety of women in mind.
A memorandum for the same was also submitted to the District Magistrate. The demand note also included strict action to be taken against the accused who are responsible for gang-raping and murdering the Class 8th tribal girl of Karandighi.
Moreover, the demands also mentioned equal rights for tribal-language speaking people, repairing of roads in tribal areas and more.