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DB arrays GAD Secy, Div Coms as respondents in PIL on sexual harassment

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 12: In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Advocate Rajeshwari Katoch seeking implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, Division Bench of State High Court comprising Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Sanjeev Kumar has arrayed Secretary, General Administration Department and both the Divisional Commissioners as respondents and issued them notices for response within four weeks.
“After perusal of the compliance report, petitioner pointed out that the District Officers— Deputy Commissioners have not constituted the Local Complaints Committee. Moreover, the Administrative Departments have not constituted the Internal Complaints Committee and no steps have been taken to extend the provisions of the Act to private sector as well”, the DB observed.


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