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HC dismisses Bengal govt’s plea, NHRC to probe post-poll violence

The Calcutta Excessive Court docket on Monday dismissed the West Bengal authorities’s plea for recalling its order that directed the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) to look at all instances of alleged human rights violations in post-poll violence within the state.

A five-judge bench of the excessive court docket dismissed the prayer of the West Bengal authorities for recalling the order handed in respect of a bunch of PILs alleging displacement of individuals from their residences, bodily assault, destruction of property and ransacking of locations of enterprise owing to post- ballot violence within the state.

The bench had handed the order on June 18, paying attention to a report submitted by the Member Secretary of West Bengal State Authorized Providers Authority which stated that 3,243 individuals have been reported to be affected until midday of June 10.

The Member Secretary of WBSLSA additional talked about that in numerous instances the complaints have been referred to the superintendents of police or the police stations involved however no response was obtained.

The five-judge bench, comprising Performing Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal and justices IP Mukerji, Harish Tandon, Soumen Sen and Subrata Talukdar, had in its order directed the chairperson of the NHRC to represent a committee to look at the matter.

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