Andhra Pradesh tops in domestic violence cases


Andhra Pradesh recorded over 9,600 cases of violence – the highest in the country – during 2007-2010, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.

 Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath told the upper house that a total of 26,808 domestic violence cases were reported across during the period.

State-wise list shows that Andhra Pradesh, with 9,639 cases, reported the highest number of such cases followed by Maharashtra with 5,393 and Tamil Nadu with 3,141. 

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