News: Rights forum urges withdrawal of action under NSA

Puducherry, Dec 9 : The Federation for People’s Rights (FPR) today urged the administration to withdraw the action initiated against some political party volunteers under the National Security Act(NSA) as it was vioalation of human rights and to take action under IPC if necessary.

A resolution to this effect was adopted at a meeting of the Federation here, It’s secretary G Sugumaran said in a press release here.

Taking exception to the provision of Rs.1000 to all towards rain relief, the meeting, in a resolution, urged the government to identify the really affected people and provide relief.

Resolutions urging a CBI probe into the irregularities in the examination for the selection of deputy tasildars, condemning the government for printing application forms for rain releif with the photographs of Lt. Governor Iqbal Singh, Chief Minister V Vithilingam and his cabinet colleagues, among others, were adopted in the meeting.

UNI /  09.12.2010

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