NHRC team visit Nandigram

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Tamluk, Nov 15 (UNI) A six-member National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team, led by IPS officers S P Singh and Mamata Singh of SSP rank, visited Tamluk, Nandigram, Haldia and other areas today.

Talking to newspersons here, they said that they had talked to various sections of people and injured patients.

The team first met District Magistrate Anup Agarwal and had a close door meeting with him.

Mr Agarwal later said he had answered all the quarries and given them all the information they wanted.

Ms Singh personally talked to Khajra Bibi of Gokulpur village in Nandigram at Tamluk Hospital.

Khajra Bibi alleged that she along with her two daughters were gangraped by the marauders, Ms Singh said.

Ms Singh also talked to S S Panda, Superintendent of Police, inside Tamluk Police station, where the newsmen were not allowed to enter.

The leader of the team, S P Singh, said they had already asked Chief Secretary Amit Kiran Deb to submit a report on Nandigram to the Commission within ten days.

They had also advised the Union Home Ministry to take effective measures to bring back peace quickly in Nandigram, he said.

The Home Ministry had also been asked to submit Action Taken Report to the Commission within two weeks.


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