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Rights violation cases going up

Guwahati: Violation is human rights has become the order of the day in Assam if the statistics available with the state human rights commission is any indication. During the last one year alone, the commission has registered 81 cases in the state.  

Till December 1,2020 the number of cases has gone up to 273 in addition to the pending 108 cases. The commission, however, claimed to have settled 178 cases till October 31, 2020. 

In 2019, 317 cases were registered and the total cases with the Commission stand at 491. These include 174 pending cases. According to the commission, they have registered highest 69 cases in Kamrup Metro during this period. Kamrup metro is followed by Cachar with 27 cases and Hojai with 20 cases.

The least number of cases were recorded in Majuli, South Salmara and Charaideo with one case each. Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Chirang, Dhemaji, Dhubri, and Dima Hasao registered two cases each.

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