Maharashtra cabinet approves two bills proposed for Shakti Act.
11 dec 2020
Today, the cabinet discussed the Shakti act , and cleared the draft bill to amend sections of Indian panel code .Code of criminal procedure and protection of children from sexual offences act, 2012. During the winter session next week the two draft bills will be tabled in the state legislature . Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said , "*Once the state legislature approves the two drafts , *we will send it to the centre *for presidential assent."
He added that this draft talk about death punishment for offenders of heinous crimes against women and children
On Wednesday , the Maharashtra Cabinet approved the introduction of two draft bills pertaining to the prevention of incidents of violence and atrocities against woman and children in the state. In the assembly session , the bills introduced and On December 14 the scheduled to begin , was approved by the State Cabinet meeting presided by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thakre .