New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Monday expressed concern over the safety of women in Delhi and asked the city police to ensure foolproof security for them.
Addressing a function organised to mark the 68th raising day of Delhi Police, the minister said the issues of women's safety should be of prime importance for police.
"All women should be provided safety in the city," he said.
Talking about 'Himmat', a mobile phone-based application for safety of women in Delhi which he had launched Jan 1, he said it was a step in the right direction and Delhi Police should come out with more technological solutions for modern day problems and issues.
Singh also brought out the safety issue of the north-eastern community in the Capital and said the people belonging to the north-eastern region of the country and living in Delhi should be provided full security.
He added that "the people of the north-eastern region living in the city and elsewhere in the country should be provided security".
"The people from the north-eastern region should not feel alienated in the national capital," he added.