The panel has found jail authorities to be negligent in the suicide case of 37-yearold Ganori Prasad and observed that if proper watch over him was maintained, his life might have been saved.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra and chairperson of Human Rights Front Manoj Jena had lodged complaints in the connection and demanded a thorough enquiry into the matter.
According to the NHRC communiqué to the Chief Secretary and the DGP, Subba Rao’s complaint was placed before the commission on November 6.
As there was no facility for safe drinking water, villagers were fetching water from a nearby pit.
The NHRC, in a statement issued on Tuesday, said it is "deeply concerned" about the rights of the vulnerable and marginalised sections of the society affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2014, Basanti Barik (14), a Class IX student of Baligaon Girls’ High School in Boipariguda block, had fallen into the hot dal vessel while waiting in the queue for the noon meal in her hostel
The rights panel had also sought details of the persons, who were put in the lockup in Swarup Nagar police station and Samaypur Badli police station for any reason.
Acting on petition by human rights activist Radhakant Tripathy, NHRC sought ATR from the Principal Secretary of Health department.
The order was issued based on a complaint lodged by Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia of the Congress.
Shaukat Ali (48) was thrashed by a mob and forced to eat cooked pork in front of a few policemen for selling beef at his tea stall at the Madhupur weekly market in Biswanath Chariali.
The Commission held that there was lack of coordination and professionalism among the medical professionals, who were approached by the attendants of Avinash.
Ranjan Sethi, a minor boy of Ratina village under Khaira police limits was attacked by a group of villagers on November 30, 2017.
The Commission said the ritual was weird, unethical and cruel towards poor kids, who were being treated with indignity in the name of faith.
The deceased was employed as a multi-tasking staffer at the National Human Rights Commission.
The NHRC office is located in the six-storeyed Manavadhikar Bhawan in INA area in south Delhi.