NHRC To Investigate Caurem Issue

The Director General of National Human Rights Commission Sunil Krishna has taken cognizance of the complaint lodged by Goa Chronicle.com regarding the atrocities committed on tribal population of Caurem village, and referred the matter for a thorough investigations.
Krishna informed that the complaint has been referred to Joint Registrars, Law A K Parashar and a team from the Commission is expected to visit Goa shortly to investigate.
In fact, Parashar acknowledged having received the complaint from Krishna and said that investigations will commence within the next few days.

It may be recalled that Editor in Chief and Founder of Goa Chronicle.com Savio Rodrigues, had petitioned to the National Human Rights Commission against the violation of the basic rights of the tribal population from Caurem and surrounding villages by the mining industry that was carrying on its activities illegally or in violation of the rules and conditions stipulated in the permissions granted to them.

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