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NHRC panel submits post-poll violence report to Calcutta High Court

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday criticised the NHRC team’s move to visit Jadavpur area to take stock of the alleged post-poll violence and alleged lathicharge by Central forces.

By: Express News Service | Kolkata |
Updated: July 1, 2021 4:51:00 am
Bengal post-poll violence, NHRCMHA team along with police personnel conduct investigation on post-poll violence in West Bengal, in Birbhum (File/PTI)

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

A five-judge bench of the high court, hearing a bunch of PILs alleging post-poll violence in the state, had directed that the committee would examine all the cases, the complaints of which have already been received by the NHRC or which may be received, and “may be by visiting the affected areas” submit a comprehensive report before it about the present situation.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday criticised the NHRC team’s move to visit Jadavpur area to take stock of the alleged post-poll violence and alleged lathicharge by Central forces. She said, “What happened in Jadavpur?Nothing happened there. After lathicharge, they (local residents) agitated. Why were the people beaten up?”

With inputs from PTI

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