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Replying to an over two hour discussion on the measure, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the stringent law was aimed at providing safety to minor girls.
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Rijiju said “this bill reflects the concern of the nation. It shows the determinantion of the government towards safety of women and girl child. We want that the women in the country do not feel insecure.”
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Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan raised the issue of rape of minor girls inside a government children home in Muzaffarpur in Bihar and made a strong plea for registration of FIRs against other similar cases reported from other parts of the state.
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