New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Union Minister for Labour and Employment, Bhupender Yadav, on Thursday, condemned Maharashtra law and order after a pregnant woman was beaten for doing her job in the state.
Indian Forest Service Association posted a video on its official Twitter handle in which a three months pregnant woman was seen brutally beaten by a man for conducting government work in Maharashtra.
"An on-duty woman forest guard Sindhu Sanap, who is 3 months pregnant, was thrashed while she was conducting government work in #Maharashtra. IFSA strongly condemns these types of brutal attacks and demands a strong policy in place for the safety of frontline #GreenSoldiers. @byadavbjp," IFS Association posted the video with this caption.
Reacting to the situation, Bhupender Yadav called Maharashtra law and order "deplorable".
"Deplorable law and order in Maharashtra. Request @OfficeofUT to take note. Our forest guards are doing a huge service to the nation. They need to be ensured a safe environment to do their work. A pregnant woman being beaten for doing her job is unacceptable in modern India," the Minister tweeted. (ANI)