Police didn't allow hunger strike to start: DCW chief

DCW chief Swati Maliwal alleged that the police placed barricades around the Jantar Mantar strike location not allowing her to start an indefinite hunger strike

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal detained by Delhi Police while she was on her way to hand over letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a part of 'Rape Roko' movement in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal alleged on Tuesday that police did not allow her to start an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.

She was supposed to start her hunger strike on Tuesday morning against the recent incidents of rape. However, she said police placed barricades and did not allow tents to be placed.

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