New Delhi, Sep 29 – BJP leader Lalitha Kumaramangalam Monday took charge as the chairperson of the National Commission for Women and said that she will work for uplift of women without politicising issues. Kumaramangalam also demanded more powers for the NCW, an official release said here.
On the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, she admitted that there was misuse to some extent.
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi had announced her name earlier this month.
The position of NCW chairperson had been vacant after the previous incumbent Mamta Sharma demitted office Aug 1. BJP national executive member Lalitha Kumaramangalam has been appointed the new Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW).Lalitha believes that NCW should also focus on men to bring gender parity and should become a nodal agency that addresses issues and not just conflicts.