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Tuesday, February 27 2024

NHRC Notice to Gujarat Govt on Factory Tragedy

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Surat: The Gujarat Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) have received a notice from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) requesting a thorough report on the tragic event that resulted in the deaths of seven workers at a Surat-based chemical manufacturing factory.

On November 30, there were seven fatalities and 27 injuries from the incident.

The explosion, which is said to have happened in a tank containing extremely flammable chemicals, has prompted the NHRC to open an investigation into the event due to concerns about potential factory management negligence.

The NHRC has sent formal notices to Chief Secretary and Director General asking them to provide a detailed report within a span of four weeks.

It has asked the officials said that the report must encompass various crucial aspects of the incident, including the status of the First Information Report (FIR), details about the medical treatment received by the victims, and any compensation that may have been granted to the families of the deceased and the injured individuals.

The NHRC is also seeking information regarding the actions taken against those deemed responsible for the tragic incident, aiming to ensure that justice prevails for the affected workers.

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