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Jaipur police’s WhatsApp number for women in distress: All you should know

The Rajasthan Police has launched a WhatsApp number to reach out to citizens and ensure safety for women. The service was launched in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota districts. With this service, women can send messages on the police WhatsApp number seeking help in a case of emergency such as eve-teasing, harassment or violence.

| Updated:
October 31, 2018 3:18 pm
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Jaipur: The Rajasthan Police has launched a WhatsApp number to reach out to citizens and ensure safety for women. The service was launched in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota districts. With this service, women can send messages on the police WhatsApp number seeking help in a case of emergency such as eve-teasing, harassment or violence.

The service is dedicated to women but people can also upload text, videos or pictures of any criminal activity which comes into their notice. The identity of the informer will be kept secret.

According to a senior police officer, the service is handy for women as they can click pictures of anyone harassment them and his vehicle registration number and send it to police on WhatsApp.

The women helpline WhatsApp numbers are.

  • Jaipur: 08764868100, 08764868200
  • Jodhpur: 09530440800
  • Kota: 09468800005

The Rajasthan Police has also launched WhatsApp service number for the general public. The number is 7300363636. People can share any criminal activity, their feedback and complains about police behavior at traffic points and police stations on WhatsApp.

Toll-free number services to women in Rajasthan.

The Rajasthan Government also launched 24X7 help desk and toll-free helpline number for women a few years ago.

Once can call on these numbers for reporting complaints pertaining to sexual harassment, eve-teasing, domestic violence or anything.

Let us go through the helpline services provided by the state government for the safety of women in Rajasthan.

  • Women’s Helpline number- 1091/1090- is for the whole country.
  • Women can call at National Commission for Women (NCW) number’s 0111-23219750
  • Women can call at any of these toll-free numbers in Rajasthan to get the help. 1800-180-181-67814, 0141- 2744000
  • Women helpline launched by Sambhali Trust and christened as Nirbhaya Helpline is 1800-1200020

First published: October 31, 2018
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