Lucknow, Aug 5: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday spoke on the rising crimes against women across the country and in the state. While speaking at a programme in Lucknow, the UP CM said that everyone in the society needs to stand against injustice done to women.Also Read - Newly-Wed Bride Sends Groom to Bring Water, Runs Away With Cash & Jewelry in UP's Mainpuri

He added that silence over such crimes prevalent in the society is equivalent to being a participant in the crime. Also Read - 'Congress to Contest UP Assembly Election Solo Under Priyanka Gandhi's Leadership'

Everyone in the society needs to stand against injustice done to women. Silence over such crimes prevalent in the society is equivalent to being a participant in the crime: CM Yogi Adityanath Also Read - Ease Travel Restrictions: India Urges Australia to Address Difficulties Being Faced by Its Students

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate 326 projects of the Public Works Department (PWD) today and will also lay the foundation stone for the same. State Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and Cabinet Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi were also present during the programme.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh is the chief guest in the program. At least 326 projects to the tune of Rs. 909 crore will be inaugurated today.