Bengal violence: NHRC orders investigation into post-poll violence in West Bengal | India News

<p> BJP workplace vandalized by unidentified individuals, in Ghoshpara highway of Bhatpara on Monday. (ANI)</p><p> <br></p>

NEW DELHI: The nationwide human rights fee (NHRC), taking suo-motu cognisance of stories in The Occasions of India relating to post-poll violence in West Bengal, has directed a staff of its officers to conduct an on-the-spot, fact-finding investigation into the matter and submit a report back to it ideally inside two weeks.
The NHRC motion comes even because the residence ministry is but to obtain a report from the West Bengal authorities on the post-poll assaults on political employees belonging to the opposition camp within the state. The ministry had requested the chief secretary on Monday to submit the report “on the earliest”.
NHRC, in a press release issued on Tuesday, mentioned it thought-about the post-poll violent assaults in West Bengal as “a match case of alleged violation of Proper to Lifetime of the harmless residents”. It referred to media stories printed in numerous newspapers together with the Occasions of India on Tuesday, relating to the demise of some individuals within the violence on Might 3.
“The political employees allegedly clashed with one another, occasion workplaces had been torched down and a few properties had been ransacked and valuables additionally looted. District administration and native regulation and order enforcement companies seem to not have acted to cease such violation of human rights of the affected individuals,” it recalled.
The fee added that it has now taken suo-motu cognizance of the matter and requested its DIG (Investigation) to represent a staff of the officers of the investigation division of the fee to conduct an on the spot reality discovering investigation and to submit a report on the earliest, ideally inside two weeks.


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