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Kolkata is the safest city in India

Afroza Hossain

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, has topped the list of the safest cities in India.

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, has topped the list of the safest cities in India. Kolkata had topped the list of safest cities in the country for the previous two years as well. The National Crime Bureau of India has published this list.

According to the report, in the last one year, the overall crime, including crime against women, has decreased a lot in Kolkata. It is said that the safety of women has improved more than before in the capital of West Bengal.

Although West Bengal is still number four in the number of crimes against women. Uttar Pradesh tops this list. In addition to overall crime, capital city Delhi is at the top in crime against women. According to the NCRB report, Coimbatore has the least number of complaints filed in this regard.

According to the report, in the last one year, the overall crime, including crimes against women, has decreased a lot in Kolkata. Cities like Surat, Pune, though less in terms of population, have seen a rise in crime compared to Kolkata.

The number of cognizable offenses per lakh population in Kolkata is 86.5. Along with Kolkata, Pune in Maharashtra (280.7) and Hyderabad in Telangana (299.2) are among the safest cities in the list.

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