Friday, January 22, 2010

Cognizance taken by Minister of Home Affair on the Bazardiha police firing case

It is our pleasure to share the impact of the continuous advocacy and the testimonial therapy that Mr. P. Chitambaram Minister of Home Affair and Mr. Salman Khurshid, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Minister of Minority Affair took the cognizance on the petition sent by PVCHR on the Bazardiha police firing case on 23rd November, 09.

The petition emphasized for the implementation of Section D of Prime Minister's New 15 Point Programme for Welfare of Minorities and raised demands for the- (1) To provide compensation to the families of the deceased and injured persons. (2) To direct National authority to order state & district authority for the fair investigation by the independent agency such as state CBCID. (3) To provide psychological support through testimonial therapy to the survivors of torture and organized violence (TOV), for the Rehabilitation of victims of communal riots and Prosecution for communal offences as the unfragmented self suffering will facilitate in the speedy trial. To use testimonial therapy through National Minority Commission and Ministry of Minority.

Please see the complete petition on the given below URL:

Response from Salman Khurshid & P. Chitambaram