UP tops in human rights violations

New Delhi: According to a PTI report, UP tops in violation of human rights with the record of 1.63 lakh cases of human rights violation during the last three years, while Delhi, national capital is second with 16,871 cases of human rights violation. According to home ministry’s statistics 2,72,408 cases of human rights violation were registered in the country during the years 2007and 2010. And 100,302 cases during the year 2007-2008, and 95,512 cases during 2008-2009 and 81,594 cases during 2009-2010 were registered. Moreover, out of total cases of human rights violation in UP, 58,865 cases were recorded in 2007-2008, 53,492 in 2008-2009 and 51270 cases were registered in 2009-2010. In comparison with UP, 10,978 cases of alleged human rights violation during 2007-2010 were recorded in Bihar while in Maharashtra this figure was 2821 and in Tamil Nadu it was 2419.  

MG News Desk

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-30 April 2011 on page no. 4

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