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VOX POP: How safe are public places and transport in Bathinda?

punjab Updated: Nov 24, 2013 01:33 IST

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No place seems safe for women. More than 75 % women in Chandigarh have faced sexual harassment of some kind at public functions, student centres or in public transport in the past year. The numbers are not any better in SAS Nagar. How safe are public places and transport in your city? What steps are needed to ensure women safety in such places?

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/4 Gurvinder Sandhu_compressed.jpgLadies should keep themselves cautious at public places and face the situation boldly. On part of administration on providing security, evening time streets should be checked if the lights are working properly

Gurvinder Sandhu, Muktsar.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/4 Kanupriya Sidhu_compressed.jpg60-70 percent public rely on public transport but villages lack in this facility, it should be made easily accessible to villages. Public transport should also be checked time to time for avoiding any inconvenience to public

Kanupriya Sidhu, Bathinda.

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Helpline numbers or awareness should also be made available to women of rural areas. Karate camps to be organized so that girls can protect themselves in odd hours

Amandeep Kaur, Bathinda.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/4 Kul Sidhu, actress_compressed.jpgLady Constables should be available on all public places irrespective of day or night. Women feel more comfortable in sharing their problem with lady constable

Kul Sidhu, Bathinda.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/4 Karamjeet Kaur_compressed.jpgHelpline numbers is to be provided in bold letters so that they are visible from distant place. CCTV cameras should be installed in congested areas

Karamjit Kaur, Bathinda.

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Seats are kept reserved in all private and public buses but it should not be limited to papers, implementation is also required and no male should be allowed to sit

Ramanpreet Kaur, Bathinda.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Gaganpreet Kaur4_compressed.jpgWe feel safe in public but betterment is also required. Before handing over vehicle to driver, they should be registered. Check on their duties is also required

Gaganpreet Kaur, Bathinda.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/4 Rajwinder Kaur_compressed.jpgMedia should also get active in publishing such incidents and culprits to be given strict punishment within short span of time so that it set an example for others

Rajwinder Kaur, Bathinda.