The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has approached Central Election Commission alleging that the law and order situation was in shambles in Kerala. It also demanded that the paramilitary force be deployed to monitor the Assembly polls on May 16.
The law and order situation has collapsed in Kerala. The government is concerned only about elections: Rekha Sharma, member, National Women's Commission
Leading a delegation of BJP leaders, Union Minister JP Nadda said that Jisha's murder shows that the Dalits are facing to grave atrocities in the state. The law and order situation in the state has worsened. The state police started investigating the murder the right earnest only after the BJP raised the issue in the Parliament. The BJP delegation also said that Jisha murder was more brutal than Nirbhaya case.
On Wednesday, National Women's Commission member Rekha Sharma, who is in charge of Kerala, had raised the same allegations. The law and order situation has collapsed in Kerala. The government is concerned only about elections, she said.
Women are not safe in their homes in Kerala, Sharma told media persons after visiting Jisha's mother at a hospital in Perumbavoor. She also criticised the police for allegedly doing nothing even after six days into the incident. The commission will seek an explanation from the DGP, she added.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:46 PM IST