New Delhi, Sep 23: The National Integration Council Monday resolved to deal with all those indulging in communal violence promptly under the law.
A resolution passed by the NIC said it will protect the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and women from such acts, a statement said.
The council will take “all measures to preserve, sustain and strengthen the harmonious relationship between all communities and enable all citizens to lead their lives in freedom as equal citizens with dignity and honour”, the resolution said.
“The government and all stakeholders shall take all measures for resolving differences and disputes among the people within the framework of law and institutions set up thereunder in order to strengthen our secular and pluralistic society,” said the resolution.
The NIC also resolved to condemn the repeated atrocities on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, and take stringent action on the perpetrators of such crimes.
The council also resolved to eradicate manual scavenging and other forms of undignified labour.
The NIC also condemned incidents like sexual abuse, molestation and violent attacks on women.
The meeting resolved to safeguard women’s “right of movement in the public space at any time of the day or night”.