SC imposed fine of Rs 2 lakh on many states for neglecting the welfare of abandoned widows

Abandoned Widow
Abandoned Widow

Supreme Court of India on Wednesday(6 December) imposed fine of Rs 2 lakh on many states for neglecting the welfare of abandoned widows.

The list of states includes Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Mizoram, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh. The Supreme Court has fined the states for not taking enough steps for welfare and rehabilitation of abandoned widows.

Earlier on April 27 the Supreme court has also lambasted the center for not taking care of widowed women. It also imposed a fine of worth 1 lakh on central government.

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