Chhattisgarh prepares action plan to protect human rights

Officials can recommend action in cases of gross violation of human rights

GN Bureau | February 3, 2017


#NHRC   #National Human Rights Commission   #Nandini Sundar   #Bastar   #Bela Bhatia  

Chhattisgarh has prepared an action plan to ensure the protection of human rights in naxal affected Bastar district. The step is being taken following the intervention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the issues of police hostility against human rights defenders.

The state government has given standing instructions to the special DGP/additional DGP (Naxal Operations) to immediately recommend action to the additional DGP (CID) in cases of gross violation of human rights wherein the action is found to be slow, lacking or inadequate at lower levels.

A human rights protection committee headed by a district magistrate has been constituted in each of the seven naxal affected districts in the state to receive complaints on human rights issues. The committee will comprise of six district level administrative, police, law officers and two to three eminent citizens.

Besides, a state human rights protection committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of secretary, general administration department. The committee will consider only those cases which failed to get disposed of at the district level or where the complainant is not satisfied with the action by the districts committee. 
 

Comments

 

Other News

Modi inaugurates India’s longest bridge in Assam

  Prime minister Narendra Modi celebrated three-year of his government on May 26 by inaugurating Dhola-Sadiya bridge over the Brahmaputra river in Assam’s Tinsukia district. It is the longest bridge in India, which runs 9.15 km from end to end and connects Assam with Arunachal Pradesh.

IndianOil registers highest ever profit of Rs 19,106 crore

 IndianOil posted a net profit of Rs 19,106 crore for 2016-17 fiscal as compared to a profit of Rs 11,242 crore in the last fiscal. The income from operations for the financial year 2016-17 was Rs 4,45,373 crore as compared to Rs 4,06,828 crore in the previous fiscal. IndianOil`s income from

Maiden flight of HAL’s light utility helicopter

 Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) carried out first flight of light utility helicopter (LUH)-PT-2 on May 22 at its Bengaluru-based facility. The flight duration was about 22 minutes and pilots reported nil snag, HAL said.   “These maiden flights of indig

The rise and rise of muscular nationalism

 Narendra Modi is like Greek mythology’s King Midas: whatever he touches turns into gold. Most people in this country are left dazzled by his ability to make dramatic announcements with a statuesque flourish.   The past three years of the Modi government have left the

BHEL unveils 270 MW thermal unit in Maharashtra

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has added another feather to its cap by successfully commissioning another 270 MW thermal unit at RattanIndia Nasik Power Limited’s 5x270 MW thermal power project at Sinnar (Nasik) in Maharashtra.   This is the fourth unit to be c

India is second largest stainless steel producer in the world: steel minister

Chaudhary Birender Singh, minister for steel, said that the Indian steel industry is at the cusp of a significant milestone by becoming the second largest stainless steel producer in the world, leaving behind Japan. He said that the steel sector is only an example of all-round development in India. The c



Video

सुषमा ने किया देश की बेटी का स्वागत

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter