The Bharatiya Janata Party claims that the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated drastically under the Akhilesh Yadav government.
Especially, the BJP says, atrocities against women like rape, kidnap and abduction have risen drastically in the last two years.
Is the BJP right?
Rediff.com presents statistics of crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh from 2012 to 2013. Also, compare and see if women were safer under the Mayawati government.