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Delhi ministers making DCW a ‘weak institution’: Swati Maliwal

Former DCW chief Swati Maliwal wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accusing his ministers of making the women’s panel a “weak institution”.

Maliwal resigned as the chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) after being nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the Aam Aadmi Party.

In his letter to the chief minister, Maliwal alleged that DCW staff have not been paid for the past six months, the panel’s budget has been cut by 28.5 percent, the 181 helpline has been withdrawn, and No attempt has been made. Vacancies of chairman and two members should be filled.

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