New Delhi: Expressing serious concerns over the alleged human rights violation, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Bihar government on charges of getting the utensils cleaned by children during the state Bharatiya Janata Party working committee meeting at Vaishali.

Taking suo motto cognizance of the media report about the incident, the NHRC has sought reply from the state Chief Secretary Arup Mukherjee within four weeks.

NHRC spokesperson said getting the utensils cleaned by the children is clear violation of human rights.

Sources said state Labour Minister Janardan Prasad Sigriwal also attended the meeting. On being asked about the incident, Sigriwal denied having any information about the issue.

JPN/Bureau