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SP condemns Goa CM’s ‘UP unsafe for girls’ statement

The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) has condemned the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s remark about girls ‘disappearing in Uttar Pradesh’ after 6 pm.

The party has termed the comment as unfortunate by some one who is cut off from the reality.

“Though I have not read the exact statement, but if he has given such a statement it is unfortunate from some one who holds a responsible position of Chief Minister. We will issue an official statement after going through the entire statement,” expressed, national spokesperson, Rajendra Chaudhary, SP

When contacted Uttar Pradesh secretary to Home department Rajiv Agarwal refused to comment on the statement saying he has not read anything about it.

“Any girl can walk without fear on Goa streets even at midnight. But in Uttar Pradesh, if a girl walks out at 6 in the evening, she will disappear,” the Goa Chief Minister had said in Assembly, while seeking to address worries expressed by the Opposition on the law and order situation in the BJP-ruled coastal state.

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