Delhi HC asks NHRC to consider representation seeking probe into Thoothukudi violence

A writ petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate the violence that took place in Thoothukudi (also known as Tuticorin).

Today, a single judge bench of Justice Rajiv Shakhder asked the NHRC to consider the representation made by the petitioner, advocate A Rajarajan, who was represented by Sabrish.

On Tuesday, police forces had opened fire on unarmed protesters at Sterlite’s (now Vedanta) Copper Smelter . . .

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