Aiming to provide speedy justice, the Akhilesh Yadav government on Friday decided to constitute fast-track courts in all districts to dispose of cases of violence against women and those cases involving women accused.
“One of the most important decisions that the Cabinet took is the installation of fast-track courts across Uttar Pradesh to address the issues relating to atrocities on women… It will help in sorting out cases of violence against women and criminal cases pending against women. I can assure you that these courts will start functioning very soon,” Mr. Yadav told journalists after the Cabinet meeting that was chaired by him.
Referring to recent floods and also drought in some parts of the State, he said the government would soon approach the Centre to seek monetary assistance. so that affected farmers could be adequately compensated.
Stating that the flood situation was due to water released from Nepal, Mr. Yadav said: “The crops were affected due to flood and drought…I am going to write a letter to the Centre in a day or two for helping the State.”
Information Courtesy: The Hindu