28 Oct 2022

Rajasthan: NHRC, child panel swing into action over reports of auction of girls

Jaipur: The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued a notice to Rajasthan government over reports that girls are being auctioned on stamp paper in half a dozen districts of the state. 

The commission has asked the Rajasthan government to submit a report on the entire matter in four weeks. 

Apart from this, Special Representative of the Commission Umesh Kumar Sharma has also been asked to visit the affected areas and give information in three months. On the other hand, the Rajasthan Child Protection Commission has also swung into action. The commission has called a meeting in Jaipur on Friday.

 NHRC has said that daughters are sold on stamp paper in 6 districts. If not, their mothers are raped. These girls are bought and sent abroad including UP, MP, Delhi.

NHRC has termed this heinous act as a violation of human rights. In this case, a notice has been issued to the Chief Secretary of Rajasthan and a detailed report has been sought. The commission has asked what steps the government has taken in this matter. What will you do to stop it?

State Child Protection Commission convened full commission meeting: Rajasthan Child Protection Commission has also called a full commission meeting on Friday. Commission member Shiv Bhagwan Naga told that this is a very serious matter. Reports will be sought from the affected districts for what action to be taken. After that action instructions will be given.

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