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100 girls get training on self-defense

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 July 2017 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, July 7: A batch of 100 girls and women has come out from a week-long-training camp for self-defense. Self-defense for girls and women has become a necessity these days with the alarming rise in crime rate against women in the State. The training camp was held under the aegis of the North East Girls Students’ Association (NEGSA) in association with the All Assam Judu Association (AAJA). Addressing the press at the Judu Hall in Nehru Stadium in the city today, NEGSA president Munmi Dutta said: “Atrocities on women have been on the rise in the State. The government should act to stop the mece. We appeal to Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal to include self-defense course for girls at the secondary education.” Speaking at the press meet, AAJA secretary Banibrata Das said: “The government selects only black belt holders as instructors for martial arts. However, a person without holding black belt degree also can become a good instructor.”

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