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NHRC’s final reminder to Malakangiri Collector on plights of villagers

NHRC’s final reminder to Malakangiri Collector on plights of villagers

Kendrapara, May 19 (UNI)The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a final reminder warning of coercive action to the Malkangiri District Collector over his failure to address the plights of the villagers.
Acting on a petition filed by Human Rights Activist and Lawyer Radhakanta Tripathy the NHRC passed the order on May 16 calling for the submission of action taken reports.
The petitioner alleged that despite earlier directions from the NHRC on his petition, more than 20,000 villagers in at least four panchayats—Panasput, Jantri, Gajalmamudi, and Jodamba—in Malkangiri district of Odisha are still deprived of basic human rights.

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