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Rights body takes toilet-less Metro Stations issue to NHRC

KOLKATA BUREAU, The Hindu, 22 June 2014


KOLKATA: Stating that the absence of toilet facilities at Kolkata Metro Rail stations is a gross violation of rights, a city-based rights organisation, Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR), has written to the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).


In a letter dated June 15, APDR secretary Ranajit Sur, urged the NHRC to “take cognisance of the issue” and initiate necessary measures”.


The Kolkata Metro Railway network is the first underground rail service in India.


It extends from Dum Dum near the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose airport to Kavi Subhash station near Patuli on the southern fringes of the city. Read More....