NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu Govt. over building collapse in Chennai

Source : ANI
Last Updated: Wed, Jul 02, 2014 18:45 hrs

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), taking suo motu cognizance of a media report, has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu calling for a report within two weeks into the incident of building collapse in Chennai on the 28th June, this year in which 18 dead bodies were recovered and 23 people were rescued.

According to the media report, the Chief Minister of the State stated that the building collapsed due to constructional defects and the builder had violated various norms.

The Commission has observed that the contents of media report, if true, raise a serious issue of violation of human rights of the persons who died and of those who were injured in the incident. (ANI)

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