Swati Maliwal takes charge as DCW chief

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New Delhi, July 20: Swati Maliwal, wife of Aam Aadmi Party leader Naveen Jaihind, on Monday took charge as chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

Maliwal, an RTI activist, succeeds Barkha Singh.

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After assuming charge, Maliwal said safety of women would be her top priority. [Kejriwal appoints AAP leader's wife as next DCW chief]

"Safety of women in the national capital would be my top priority as crimes against them are increasing in the city," said Maliwal, who was a member of the India Against Corruption anti-graft movement.

The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for appointing Maliwal as DCW chief.

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Posted by Swati Maliwal on Monday, July 20, 2015

IANS

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