Amidst allegations of an increase in political violence within the state, the state authorities, in its Home and Hill Affairs price range, claimed that incidents of political murders have come down in West Bengal.
A sum of round 12,574.36 crore has been allotted for the Residence and Hill affairs division, which is headed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, for the 2022-23 monetary 12 months.
“There have been 663 political murders within the state from 2002 to Might 2011. However the quantity is simply 156 from June 2011 to June 2020,” the Hill and Home Budget speech laid in the home claimed.
The price range additionally identified that the variety of rape instances within the state has practically halved in 2020 in comparison with the determine of two,046 rape instances in 2012.
“The quantity has come down steadily to 1,128 in 2020. The determine is best than 21 states. Within the Kolkata Police jurisdiction, crime towards girls has come down in comparison with 2011. Rape instances have come down by 76% whereas dowry deaths by 45 %,” it stated.
Within the price range speech that was laid, it was claimed that there have been no incidents of Maoist violence within the state within the final ten years. “As many as 1,395 ex-Maoists have surrendered, and 1,377 individuals have been employed as particular house guards… There have been no actions of Kamtapur Liberation Group (KLO) since 2014,” the price range speech acknowledged.
It additionally lauded the Kolkata police for its efficient policing and stated coupled with state-of-art expertise, it had led to the town being adjudged because the most secure metropolis for the final three years.
Since 2011, 1,328 police infrastructure initiatives at a value of Rs 683 crores have been accomplished.
The full variety of common posts created within the police power from 2011-2021 stands at 52,420. “I need to thank the folks of the state that regardless of a number of provocations from varied evil forces to unsettle communal concord of the state, the folks of Bengal have all the time protected the secular cloth of the state,” the price range speech acknowledged. PTI PNT JRC JRC
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