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A State level convention on rights of the prisoners and Human Right Defenders

This convention was organized on 11th August, 2012 in Kanpur in which around 100 participants participated representing various districts of Uttar Pradesh. The two days convention was divided into various sessions in which the question of communalism, rights of the prisoners, women and sewage workers were thoroughly discussed.

A future plan was finalized in which 14 districts were chosen to work on prisoner’s right. It was also decided that a committee shall be setup to enquire into the deaths in manhole in Kanpur and Lucknow to file Public Interest Litigation before the High Court.

It was also decided to work on the juvenile homes of Kanpur.

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