NHRC begins open hearing in Bhopal

Bhopal,10th September-2014,(IANS): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday began a three-day open hearing here to examine 74 complaints related to rights violations.

NHRC begins open hearing in Bhopal

NHRC Chairman K.G. Balakrishnan said the purpose of the commission’s visit was to improve the human rights scenario in Madhya Pradesh, which has a large marginalised population.

The commission’s visits are aimed at helping the state governments in promoting good governance, he said.

An NHRC official said 45 cases pending with the commission will be taken up for hearing Thursday.

The complaints were mainly related to discrimination, rehabilitation and compensation for displacement, said the official.