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State Women Commission settles 391 cases

3/04/2021 at 6:53 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 3:  The State Commission for Women has settled 391 cases amicably, said the Minister for Women and Child Development Tukuni Sahu.

Responding to Congress MLA Suresh Kumar Routray in Odisha Assembly, Sahu said that as many as 10,882 disputes related to women were registered in the last five years.

As many as 3387 women had lodged cases in the Commission in 2017.Similarly 2882, 2595,1877 and 441 cases have been filed in the Commission in the year 2018,2019,2020 and 2021 respectively.

Of them, the Commission disposed off as many as 50 cases from Bhubaneswar, 40 cases from Puri,39 cases from Cuttack,33 cases from Dhenkanal, 31 cases from Khordha,23 cases from Ganjam and 22 cases from Jagatsingpur through amicable settlement and counselling both sides,  said Sahu.

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