The squad shall constitute of police personnel, including women constables, who shall be on the watch for eve-teasers near schools, colleges, parks and other public spaces.� UP Police has already taken up the mission seriously.
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The title, �anti-Romeo� itself has come under scrutiny. Romeo, a Shakespearian romantic legend, assumes the contradictory role of an eve-teaser here.
Safety of girls/ladies is the sole intent of the anti Romeo squads. No moral policing.� Javeed (@javeeddgpup) March 22, 2017
It is also seen as an attempt to deal with �love jihads� wherein, a Hindu girl is wooed by a Muslim boy like the story of the couple, Romeo and Juliet, who belong to enemy clans of the city of Verona. 4)�How have citizens responded to the concept of anti-Romeo squad?
Romeo and Juliet are symbol of romance #AntiRomeoSquad will make Shakespeare jump and kick in his grave� Abhishek Bhalla (@AbhishekBhalla7) March 22, 2017
BJP spox Narendra Taneja says UP"s maa & betis feel safer with #AntiRomeoSquad 1) Romeos not stalkers 2) Every girl has right to be Juliet� Madhavan Narayanan (@madversity) March 22, 2017
Had there been one, Romeo should have filed defamation case against UP govt. for his character assassination #AntiRomeoSquad� Ravinder Singh (@_RavinderSingh_) March 22, 2017
UP's Anti-Romeo squads "catch" young couples, send girls home after "moral teaching." Lord Krishna would've had a tough time in Vrindavan� Shekhar Gupta (@ShekharGupta) March 23, 2017
5)�What is UP�s track record on women�s safety? According to the National Crime Records Bureau, Uttar Pradesh has reported 3025 rapes - 3rd in the country after Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Also, 5925 incidents of sexual harassment and 519 incidents of stalking were reported.
#AntiRomeoSquad By taking this off -beat step Yogiji hs proved his swift decision taking power in d interest of people of UP� UTTRASHADA (@uttrashada) March 22, 2017