NCW member Rekha Sharma, who recently stoked a debate by suggesting extermination of confessions in churches, has been allocated as a chairperson of a National Commission for Women.
Ms Sharma, 54, was progressing a member of a Commission and was holding a additional assign of chairperson after Lalitha Kumaramangalam demitted bureau in Sep final year. She belongs to Haryana
As a member of a Commission, she visited and legalised a series of psychiatric institutions, custodial homes via a nation and interacted with women certified in these institutions, a NCW pronounced in a statement.
Reacting to her appointment, Ms Sharma said, “It is with a good honour, honour and clarity of avocation that we take adult a assign of Chairperson, National Commission for Women”.
“The National Commission for Women will stay loyal to a goal of support women’s inherent and authorised rights and facilitating redressal of their grievances,” she added.
Ms Sharma was recently inextricable in a debate after she endorsed abolishing a use of “confessions” in churches as it can lead to blackmailing of women, after such a box came to light in Kerala.
The supervision had distanced itself over her offer to annul a use of confessions with youth kinship apportion Alphons Kannanthanam, who hails from Kerala, observant a “Centre has no tie with a mount taken by Sharma”.