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Alwar lynching: NHRC says cow vigilantes creating fear in society; issues notice to Centre, Rajasthan govt

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) On Friday Issued Notices To The Centre And The Rajasthan Government Over The Lynching Of A Man Allegedly By Cow Vigilantes In Alwar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 07 Apr 2017, 09:12:04 PM
Alwar lynching: NHRC issues notice to Centre, Rajasthan govt

New Delhi:

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the Rajasthan government over the lynching of a man allegedly by cow vigilantes in Alwar.

Terming the incident as “painful” and “serious violation” of human rights, the commission said the “self-proclaimed” volunteers are creating an atmosphere of fear in the society.

In the notice issued to the Rajasthan Chief Secretary, the commission has sought a detailed report in the incident along with action taken against the culprits.

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A notice has also been issued to the Union Home Secretary, calling for a response as to what steps have been taken or proposed to be taken by the Centre to deal with such incidents in the country.

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They have been given four weeks time to respond.

(With inputs from PTI)

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First Published : 07 Apr 2017, 07:25:00 PM