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NHRC notice to UP, Haryana

delhi Updated: May 14, 2010 00:47 IST
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Taking cognizance of violence against couples married in the same gotra, the National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments asking them to spell out the steps taken to check the illegal interference of the Khap Panchayats in the criminal justice system.

“No one has the right to take the law in their hand by violating an individual’s right to life in the name of tradition,” the NHRC said.