Q67) Operation Shishtachar: A programme to curb eve-teasing has been launched by which of the following State Govt./U.Ts. in India?
Ans:67)(d)Expl. Delhi’s central district police in first week of August 2015 launched ‘Operation Shishtachar’ to teach lesson to eve-teasers. The operation aims at nabbing offender and teach lesson of manner to them.
Under operation shishtachar, women police officers dressed in civil will be posted at busy places like markets, metro stations, cinema halls and buses to keep a tab on young men. If someone indulged in eve teasing activities will be found, he will be nabbed and taken to police station from where his family members will be called.
Further, the youth will be counseled to not repeat such acts in the future and respect women.
The step has been taken following several complaints by girls that they often have to face eve teasing in busy places, especially crowded markets and metro stations