Question of The Day04-10-2020

According to the Crime in India 2019 report, which state has topped in terms of the highest number of crimes against STs?

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) Madhya Pradesh

Explanation :
  • National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released the annual Crime in India 2019 report. The report is being published since 1953. This year it is the 67th edition of this report.
  • Highlights of the Report:
    • There has been an increase in crime against Scheduled Castes (over 7%) and Scheduled Tribes (over 26%) in 2019 compared to 2018.
    • Uttar Pradesh has topped in terms of the highest number of crimes against SCs, followed by Rajasthan and Bihar.
    • Madhya Pradesh topped in terms of the highest number of crimes against STs, followed by Rajasthan and Odisha.
  • Annual Reports published by NCRB:
    • Crime In India
    • Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India
    • Prison Statistics in India

Hence, (c) is the correct answer.

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