Patna, Mar 20: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today suggested that a collective approach should be made by the Centre and states to amend existing law to ensure early conviction of gangrape accused.
Mr Modi tweeted that with the hanging of four accused of Nirbhaya gangrape case, a sense of relief was visible in all women across the country and their faith in the judicial system had also increased.
It was true that frustration had started creating unrest among them following delay in execution of death warrants issued against them but finally justice prevailed, he added.
" Narendra Modi government had already taken a number of historic steps to protect the interest of women and abolished the practice of instant triple talaq, article 370 and article 35(A)", Deputy Chief Minister said adding that now time had come for the Centre to work in consultation with states for amending the existing law to ensure early conviction of gangrape accused.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in command and it was possible under his regime, he remarked. (UNI)