Uttar Pradesh records maximum human rights violation incidents in 2008

March 15th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh topped the list of states with maximum number of complaints related to human rights violation states recent survey conducted by the National Human Rights Development (NHRC).

The NHRC received a total of 94,559 human rights violation complaints last year.

Uttar Pradesh topped the list with 55,216 such complaints, followed by Delhi, where a total of 5,616 such complaints were filed last year.

Gujarat, which stands third in the list, accounts for a total of 3,813 complaints of human rights violation.

The NHRC received a total of 3,672 such complaints from Bihar.

Haryana too was close with 3,493 complaints, followed by Maharashtra (3,483), Rajasthan (2,640) and Madhya Pradesh (2,246).

Lakshadweep, however, did not receive a single complaint of human rights violation, while Dadar and Nagar Haveli received only seven complaints. (ANI)

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