BSF sets up Human Rights cell in Jammu and Kashmir

The Border Security Force (BSF) Kashmir Frontier has established a human rights cell in the Valley with an aim to sensitise its personnel about human rights.

Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: April 5, 2012 1:53 pm

The Border Security Force (BSF) Kashmir Frontier has established a human rights cell in the Valley with an aim to sensitise its personnel about human rights.

“A human rights cell headed by Deputy Commandant K S Rawat has been established in BSF Kashmir frontier,” a spokesperson of the BSF said today.

He said besides sensitising the personnel about the importance of human rights and upholding these rights,the cell will also take steps to prevent occurrences of Human Rights violations.

“It will also inquire into any incidents or allegations of human rights violations,” the spokesperson said adding the cell will also monitor the progress of cases referred to by National Human Rights Commission.

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