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SC directs states to submit reports about conditions in Rohingya Camps after site visits

by Khyati VermaMarch 20, 2018

In a 2013 PIL about the living conditions of the refugee Rohingya Muslims residing in temporary camps in Delhi and Haryana, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir. The Apex Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Justice A. M. Khanwilkar directed the respective governments to file an inclusive status report “based on facts and proper site visits” within two weeks of inspection,“ the PIL has been pending since 2013. The camp residents are living without toilets and drinking water and children are victimized and falling ill limitless, schools and hospitals are also not admitting these people due to their status…”

In this present writ petition it tries to relate to  serious violations of the right to life, maternal health, the right to health, and the right to basic human dignity, these are those families who flown from Myanmar and faced violence, displacement etc and now living in deplorable conditions in refugee camps situated in  Kalindi Kunj, New Delhi and Salheri Village, Mewat District, Haryana etc.There are 150 refugees families in Rohingya who don’t have access to basic medical care, maternal health care, pediatric care, or sources of clean water, nutritious food, or secure shelters.

Apex Courts judgment in Human Rights Commission v. State of Andhra Pradesh (1996), Consumer Education and Research Centre v. UOI (1995) and Paschim Banga Khet Mazdoor Samiti (1996) is referred by the petitioners in this case and many other references are made to the provisions relating to  International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Rights of Child.

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Khyati Verma

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Khyati Verma
“Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success “, the words of someone said to me who admire. Outspoken yet quiet, calm demeanor under any circumstance leaves people speechless. I handle any problem that comes on my way with grace and skill, ensuring that it is done perfectly. An introvert by nature but one of the most hardworking and ambitious person, I am very punctual for completing the tasks assigned to me in the best way possible. I'm a 3rd year BBA LLB. a student in VIT School of Law, VIT University, Chennai.
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