NHRC issues notice to Delhi govt
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 17:59
  
New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on an incident of an electric wire falling on houses which injured at least 22 people.

Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports regarding the incident in Khajuri Khaz, the NHRC said the reports, if true, raise serious issues of violation of human rights.

The Commission issued notice to Delhi Chief Secretary to submit his comments in the matter within four weeks.

The NHRC also directed the Chief Secretary to inform the Commission as to what steps are being taken by the Delhi Government to prevent such type of incidents in future.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 17:59


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