Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Bodos, Muslim Communal Riots in Assam

NHRC calls for a report from Assam Government on riots: Also decides to send its own team to study relief and rehabilitation measures

New Delhi, August 1st, 2012

The National Human Rights Commission today issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Assam calling for a detailed report on the riots in and around Kokrajhar district of Assam within three weeks. He has been specifically asked to inform about the arrangements made for relief and rehabilitation of the affected people and the financial assistance given to the victims.

The Commission has also decided to send its own team to study the arrangements made by the State Government for rehabilitation of persons affected by riots. The team has been given four weeks time to submit report to the Commission.  

From: "Shabana -" <>
Date: Aug 1, 2012 12:21 PM
Subject: re: Bodos, Muslim Communal Riots in Assam, 19 killed
To: <>, <>
Cc: "Lenin Raghuvanshi" <>

National Human Rights Commission
New Delhi

Dear Sir, 

I want to bring in your kind attention towards the news published in the siasat daily Bodos, Muslim Communal Riots in Assam, 19 killed on 23 July, 2012 and in Reuters Ethnic riots sweep on Assam, at least 30 killed on 25 July, 2012. (detail news is enclosed as annexure)

Therefore it is a kind request please take appropriate action at earliest and ensure the justice, security and compensation to the victim.

  1. NHRC should send its team to conduct a inquiry 
  2. To provide compensation  to the deceased family
  3. To provide psycho - social support to the survivors in relief camp through testimonial therapy. If NHRC is willing PVCHR will send the team of therapists from our NATT member organization Barak Human Rights Protection Committee (BHRPC), Silchar, Assam
  4. To provide all essential amenities to the survivors in relief camp.
Thanking You 

Sincerely Yours
Lenin Raghuvanshi
Secretary General
Peoples' Vigilance Committee on Human Rights
Sa 4/2 A Daulatpur, Varanasi - 221002
Mobile No: +91-9935599333