New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the alleged incident of women being paraded naked in Manipur has shamed 140 crore Indians, asserting that law will act with its full might and no guilty will be spared.
“My heart is full of pain and anger,” he told reporters in his remarks ahead of Parliament’s Monsoon Session, amid his criticism by opposition parties for not speaking on the ethnic violence in the northeast state.
The prime minister requested all chief ministers to further strengthen law and order mechanism in their respective states, especially to protect women and to take most stringent action.
He also mentioned states like Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh while calling for boosting law and order, and protecting women.
“I want to assure the countrymen that no guilty will be spared. What has happened to these daughters of Manipur can never be forgiven,” he said.
Tension mounted in the hills of Manipur after a May 4 video surfaced on Wednesday showing two women from one of the warring communities being paraded naked by a few men from the other side.
Modi also asked parliamentarians to make full use of the session for extensive discussion on a host of bills which, he added, are in people’s interest.