DHEMAJI, Aug 6: With a view to sensitise common people against molestation on women and girl child, the Royal Riders- an union of self employed youth of Jonai in Dhemaji district on Monday took out a bike (Bullet) rally along National Highway-15 along Assam-Arunachal border.
The riders during rally distributed leaflets among the people and also conducted road meeting at different locations against crime against women and girl child and appealed to the people to whip out the social evil from the society. Assuring that they would continue their efforts against sexual indulgence on the women, Royal Riders volunteers requested all sections to joint their movement.
The rider displaying festoons on various slogans against molestation of women also proceeded to Abor Leku and Purana Jelom villages along National Highway-15 and conducted a road meeting at Oyan village of bordering Arunachal Pradesh.
Flagging off the bike rally at Migom Village on Monday, eminent teacher Pranati Bora lamented that women are still been treated as weaker section in the societies and underestimated in all fronts. She laid stress on mass awareness campaign to make the people aware on the rights and protection of the women.
“The social organizations should work for moral building among growing youths and teach them to see the women as their mother or sisters”, she avowed.
Speaking on the occasion, senior journalist Prafulla Kaman spoke on various medico-legal aspects of woman related crimes with special reference to POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences) Act,2012. He opined that the noble effort initiated by Royal Riders against molestation on women deserves appreciation and their team activities would bag massive public support.
About 30 riders from Jonai and neghbouring Ruksin of Arunachal Pradesh took part in the bike rally, which was started at Migom village and culminated at Oyan charali.
The secretary of Royal Riders, Jonai informed that they would continue their programme with rally and road show to make the common people aware against molestation and sexual assault on women and girl child in the coming days.