Chennai: Chief Minister M. K. Stalin said that the vacancies in the Tamil Nadu State Human Rights Commission will be filled soon.
The 25th Anniversary Silver Jubilee of the State Human Rights Commission was held yesterday at Kalaivanar Arena, Chennai. Chief Minister M.K.Stalin, who released the flower, Thiruvarur District Collector Gayathri Krishnan, Tuticorin Collector Senthil Raj, Kanyakumari Collector Aravindan, Madurai Municipal Police Commissioner B. Senthilkumar, Coimbatore District Superintendent of Police Badri Narayanan, Krishnagiri District Superintendent of Police were present. Saroj Kumar Thakur was honored with an award.
Later the Chief Minister said: Although the Protection of Human Rights Act was formed in 1993, the Tamil Nadu State Human Rights Commission was started in 1997, during the DMK regime. It was created by the then Chief Minister Karunanidhi.
Father Periyar first named the organization he created as ‘Self Respect Movement’. Self-respect is the foundation of human rights. Ahead of the Silver Jubilee year, the vacancies in the Commission will be filled soon. I announce that the number of employees will be increased.
Also, the commission’s inquiry committee noted that the number of police officers was insufficient. It will be investigated soon and appropriate decision will be taken. The website of the Commission will be developed in Tamil. All Commission information will be translated and published in Tamil.
Tamil is the colloquial language
In the interest of the public and lawyers, a branch of the Supreme Court should be set up in Chennai. Tamil should be the language of litigation in the Madras High Court. The Chief Minister spoke thus.
Supreme Court Justice SK Kaul said, “There are more women in the judiciary. 78 percent of judges in the Delhi High Court are women. It was not only through reservation. “Education has helped them gain power,” he said.
While speaking, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Arun Mishra said, “Though people are divided by culture and language, India is the largest democratic country in the world because human rights are protected.”
Madras High Court Chief Justice Munishwar Nathbhandari said, “Basic facilities for juveniles in reform schools and prisons should be improved”.
While speaking, Law Minister Raghupathi said, “If human rights are affected in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin is the first to raise his voice.”
In this event, Ministers AV Velu, K. Ponmudi, Chief Secretary V. Irayanbu, DGP Sailendra Babu, Commission Chairman Justice Bhaskaran, Secretary Vijayakarthikeyan and others participated.