MHA : U.P. tops list in human rights violation cases 3rd year in row .
Nearly 40 per cent of human rights violation cases lodged annually by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the past three years till October 2021 were from Uttar Pradesh, the data by the Ministry of Home Affairs said.
In response to DMK MP M Shanmugam’s question of whether human rights violation cases were on the rise, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said it was the NHRC that was mandated to investigate and compile information regarding such violations.
According to the data shared by the government, the NHRC has registered 64,170 cases of human rights violations this year as of 31 October
The data shows a decline in the number of cases registered in the last three years. The number of cases registered in 2018, 2019 and 2020 are 89,584,76,628 and 74,968, respectively.
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