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UP registers highest number of HR violation cases, Delhi 2nd

With more than 1.63 lakh cases, Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states in incidents of alleged human rights violations in the last three years while national capital Delhi comes second with 16,871 cases.



New Delhi: With more than 1.63 lakh cases,
Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states in incidents of alleged
human rights violations in the last three years while national
capital Delhi comes second with 16,871 cases.

According to Home Ministry figures, a total of 2,72,408
human rights violation cases have been registered across the
country between 2007 and 2010. 1,00,302 cases were registered
in 2007-08, 90,512 in 2008-09 and 81,594 in 2009-10.

Of the 1,63,627 cases of human rights violation
registered in Uttar Pradesh, 58,865 cases were registered in
2007-08, 53,492 cases in 2008-09 and 51,270 in 2009-2010.

In Delhi, 6,210 such cases were registered in 2007-08,
5,433 cases in 2008-09 and 5,228 cases in 2009-10.

A total of 10,978 human rights violation cases were
registered in Bihar between 2007 and 2010 of which 4,595 in
2007-08, 3,490 in 2008-09 and 2,893 in 2009-10.

Maharashtra registered 2,821 cases in 2007-08, 4,321 in
2008-09 and 2,609 in 2009-2010.

In Tamil Nadu, 2,419 cases were registered in 2007-08,
2,617 in 2008-09 and 1,466 in 2009-10.

Altogether 3,224 human rights violation cases were
registered in West Bengal in last three years of which 1,129
cases took place in 2007-08 and 1,168 in 2009-10.

The lowest -- just 30 cases -- were registered in
Nagaland in the last three years while among the Union
Territories Lakshadweep registered just five cases -- all in
2007-08.

PTI

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