NHRC Panel Submits Report On West Bengal Post-Poll Violence To Calcutta High Court


Rights Body Submits Report On West Bengal Post-Poll Violence To Court

NHRC panel submitted report on West Bengal post-poll violence earlier than Calcutta High Court.


A committee constituted by the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday submitted a report earlier than the Calcutta High Court on instances of alleged human rights violations in post-poll violence in West Bengal.

State counsel mentioned to the court docket that they’ve offered all assist and logistics to the NHRC crew they usually had visited the locations and one crew already has reached Delhi.

While the Commission’s counsel mentioned they need to have at the very least at some point so that folks can go and meet them as discover was put up on June 28 and that too in English, therefore most of them didn’t flip up.

Meanwhile, the matter of NHRC heckled was additionally raised within the court docket.

The five-judge bench has directed that the matter could be taken up for listening to once more on July 2.

A five-judge bench of the excessive court docket, listening to a bunch of PILs alleging post-poll violence within the state, had directed that the committee would look at all of the instances, the complaints of which have already been acquired by the NHRC or which can be acquired, and “maybe by visiting the affected areas” submit a complete report earlier than it in regards to the current state of affairs.

The excessive court docket had on June 18 directed the NHRC chairperson to represent the committee.

After that on June 21, the National Human Rights Commission chairperson Justice (Retired) Arun Mishra has constituted a committee headed by former Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain to investigate into the complaints of post-poll violence in West Bengal.

Several incidents of violence have been reported at varied locations after the announcement of the Assembly ballot outcomes on May 2, after which a four-member crew deputed by the Ministry of Home Affairs additionally visited the post-poll violence-affected areas.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by India07 workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)


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