On Board Special IAF Aircraft: India on Friday
said there was no reason for Denmark government or court to
feel that the human rights record is being relegated to the
background in India.
"I think it`s necessary to convey to everyone who is
concerned that we are an open and transparent society and
believe in rule of law. There is no reason for Danish
government or court to feel that human rights is being
relegated to the background in India"", External Affairs
Minister S M Krishna told accompanying journalists on return
from Dhaka to New Delhi.
He was asked about the crticism of India`s human rights
record by a Danish court which rejected a plea for extradition
of Kim Davy to stand trial in India in Purulia arms drop case.
However, Krishna said "perception of India from the point
of view others also becomes equally important, apart from our
own assessment of the situation".