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January 29, 2013
New Delhi

Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh's letter to Justice (Retd) J.S.Verma, Chairman, Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has written to Justice (Retd) J.S.Verma on the report submitted by the Committee on Amendments to Criminal Law.

The text of the Prime Minister's letter is as follows:

"I am writing to thank you, Justice (Smt.) Leila Seth and Shri Gopal Subramanian for your labour of love in completing the work of the Committee our government had constituted to recommend amendments in Law to be able to deal effectively with cases of sexual assault of extreme nature against women. That the Committee submitted its report within a short period of 30 days is testimony to your commitment and concern for the public good. On behalf of our government, I assure you that we will be prompt in pursuing the recommendations of the Committee."