With many homes rented to bar girls, women living in Lokmanya Nagar area in Thane allege that they are facing many problems and have started a campaign to get rid of the same. Many home owners in Pada Number 4 of Lokmanya Nagar at Thane have rented out their flats to bargirls. Due to this other women in the area have to face the nuisance of eve teasing. Inspite of making complaints no action has been taken. Therefore, some of the women residents decided to take action themselves. Women of the area took matters in their hands and even forced bargirls out of the area. Later on police reached the spot and brought the situation under control. It arrested some of the women involved in the act. Residents demanded action should also be taken against the owners of the houses who rented their house to bargirls. The residents however, took back the protest on the assurance that action will be taken against the bargirls. From Thane, Manoj Singh for NMTV News.
August 19, 2009