Calcutta High Court Proposes Measures For Safety Of Women, Transgender People

Calcutta High Court Proposes Measures For Safety Of Women, Transgender People

Calcutta High Court Proposes Measures For Safety Of Women, Transgender People

The bench proposed displaying helpline numbers, together with a transgender-specific helpline, in all buses

Kolkata:

To guarantee the security and safety of girls and transgender individuals in public transport system, the Calcutta High Court on Friday proposed a slew of measures, together with set up of CCTV cameras in buses.

A division bench presided over by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal directed the central authorities and the state administration to specific their views and proposals on the problem by August 12, when the matter will come up for listening to once more.

The bench, additionally comprising Justice Arijit Banerjee, stated that the mindset of a bit of the society in direction of girls and transgender individuals additionally must be modified and this could start from faculty schooling stage.

The bench, listening to a PIL in search of steps to make sure the security and safety of girls and transgender individuals within the public transport system, stated that CCTV cameras could also be put in in each bus within the state for the aim.

It additionally proposed displaying helpline numbers, together with a transgender-specific helpline, in all buses and at bus stands.

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