The NHRC on Thursday issued a notice to the Rajasthan government that girls are being “auctioned on stamp paper” in half a dozen districts of the State and that its refusal resulted in “their mothers being raped to settle financial disputes over dictates”.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report.
Citing a media report, the NHRC said that whenever there’s a disagreement between the two parties, especially regarding fiscal deals and loans, girls between the age of eight times to 18 times will be” auctioned for recovery of plutocrats”.
It’s a matter of investigation. When such information comes out, we can’t know the truth until there is a probe. NHRC should’ve spoken to the Rajasthan police first about this. Selling of girls doesn’t happen in the state: Rajasthan minister Pratap Khachariyawas pic.twitter.com/fInMwvVcv2
— ANI (@ANI) October 28, 2022
A media report states that after being auctioned, these girls are transferred to UP, MP, Mumbai, Delhi and abroad and are subordinated to physical abuse, torture and sexual assault in slavery. However, the report’s contents quantum to mortal rights violations,” the NHRC said, If true.
The commission has sought a detailed report from the Chief Secretary of Rajasthan in this matter, along with information on what action has been taken, what may have been taken and what has not been done to help similar incidents.
The NHRC said that the report should include how the state government is icing the functions of the vill panchayat by the indigenous vittles or the Panchayati Raj Act so that the estate-grounded system affecting the right to human rights and quality of girls and women be terminated.
The NHRC said that a notice has also been issued to the DGP of Rajasthan to submit a detailed report mentioning the inauguration of felonious execution against the perpetrators of similar offences.
It said that the report includes the status of cases, including registration of FIRs, charge sheets, arrests if any, and arrangements to apprehend those involved in such systematic offences of prostitution in the State. It should also be included.