india-news

Rights panel notice to Uttar Pradesh over children's deaths in camps

New Delhi, Dec 26 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and district magistrates of Muzaffarnagar and Shamli on reports of children's death due to cold in relief camps.


"NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that at least 40 children died in riot relief camps due to extreme cold," the commission said in a statement.

"It is also reported that there were not enough blankets for inmates of these camps, resulting in the death of infants and young children in Shamli and Muzaffarnagar districts," the statement added.

The commission also said that the contents of the press reports, if true, raise a serious issue of violation of human rights of infants and children.

--IANS (Posted on 26-12-2013)

india-news headlines

Jharkhand: 8 killed in Maoists attack

Festival of India in China: Logo, posters, webpage launched

LS polls: Jammu and Kashmir records 28 pct voter turnout

Congress moves EC for cancellation of FIR against Mistry

Special Cell to probe two suspected terrorists' case, NiA tells HC

110 million vote in India, BJP says it's 'Modi tsunami'

Modi files nomination from Varanasi, promises improved infrastructure

Accused in Judev sting operation to face trial, rules SC

Stress on women's dignity at workplaces

EC finds 321 cases of paid news till date

Amid minor violence, 60.12 percent voting in Uttar Pradesh

Poll official killed, voting in Kashmir's Anantnag 28 percent

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top