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Jamaat: ban co-education to curb rapes

HT Corresspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, January 06, 2013
First Published: 21:01 IST(6/1/2013) | Last Updated: 23:43 IST(6/1/2013)

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has asked the Justice Verma Committee to abolish co-education, set up proper education facilities exclusively for women and identify sex outside marriage as a crime.

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The Jamaat expressed hope the Verma committee would reach the root of the “disease” and find out the cure for rape.

A statement issued by Nusrat Ali, secretary general of JIH, said, “All sex outside marriage including live-in-relationship should be declared illegal and punishable.”

The Jamaat gave 11 suggestions to the three-member panel, which has been asked by the government to submit its report in a month.

It said, “These punishments should be given in public and there should be opportunity for people to witness the same.”

It added that proper transport facilities for women should be made available.


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