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New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)  has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report about the incidents of assault and gruesome killings of the RSS and BJP workers in Kerala. An RSS ideologue has reportedly demanded urgent intervention of the Backward Commission and NHRC into alleged political violence, which has claimed several lives in Kerala.

Expressing its concern over the incidents, the NHRC has observed that such gruesome killings of RSS and BJP workers, as alleged in the news report, are indicative of violation of right to life of the victims. The state is duty bound to protect the Right to Life, Equality and Dignity of its citizens, said an NHRC release. Accordingly, it has issued notices to the Chief Secretary and Director General of Police, Government of Kerala, calling for detailed reports in the matter within four weeks specifying as to what preventive steps have been taken by the state government so that such incidents do not reccur.The Chief Secretary is also expected to inform whether any relief in these matters has been granted by the state government to the victims and their families.

According to the media reports, carried on January 25, 2017, the RSS Joint Secretary at a sit-in protest has reportedly urged the people in the state to demand President’s Rule against alleged political violence. The protest was organised by the Hindu groups in front of Kerala House in New Delhi.

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