President Ram Nath Kovind has said that there should be no provision for mercy petition for the persons convicted under the POCSO Act. He said Parliament should consider the issue.
Mr. Kovind was addressing after the inaugurating the National Conference on Empowerment of Women for Social Transformation at the Brahmakumari’s Headquarter at Mount Abu in Rajasthan.
Ram Nath Kovind said that women safety is a serious issue and a lot of work has been done on it, but there is a need of lots of work still to be done. He said that it is the responsibility of every citizen to make their sons to understand their responsibility towards the honor of women. President has said that the social transformation can be possible trough women empowerment.