Imphal, Jan 2,
Youth Forum for Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) has urged the Prime Minister of India to make an announcement that the case of Pravish Chanam be handed over from Department of Personnel and Training to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) during his visit here in Imphal.
Pravish Chanam was found dead in mysterious circumstances on September 9, 2017 at Greater Noida.
Youth’s Forum for Protection of Human Rights (YFPHR) says that they are writing the Prime for the Third Time after a gap of 1 year and 3 months. They had already met several communication with the Prime Minister office since the death of Mr. Pravish Chanam at Greater Noida on the 9thof September, 2017 for urgent intervention for CBI investigation. However, no positive action is seen till date.
Similar communication letter was also sent to the Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh. A delegation of various women leaders from Manipur had also met him to deliver justice to Pravish Chanam. YFPHR said that no positive outcome could be seen observed.
“The people of Manipur will be welcoming you with full of joy on the 4thof January, 2018 during your visit in Manipur. There are various steps which have been taken up by your government and also by the BJP led Government of Manipur which is highly appreciated”, a statement said.
The YFPHR statement signed by its president, Kh Phajaton further said with regard to the mysterious death of Pravish Chanam, not a single Positive Response could be observed. Regarding the investigation over the death of Pravish Chanam at Great Noida since 1 years and 3 months have been passed. The “Movement for Justice for Pravish Chanam and Stop Racial Discrimination towards the North East People” still prevails with the support from various CSOs and Students’ bodies since the death of Pravish Chanam and will continue until Justice is delivered to the victim’s family members.
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