"Teams of the National Human Rights Commission visited Muzaffarnagar thrice and their findings, observations and recommendations will be shared with senior state government officials during a meeting with them on January 17," he said.
Balakrishnan said this while inaugurating a three-day camp of the NHRC in Lucknow.
UP Chief Secretary Javed Usmani, who was also present, said protection and promotion of human rights is the first responsibility of any civilized society.
The Uttar Pradesh administration has always taken the advices, directions and recommendations of NHRC very seriously and it will continue to do so to ensure compliance of its directives at the earliest, he said.

During Wednesday's sitting, NHRC recommended over Rs 45 lakh monetary relief in eight cases of encounter in Uttar Pradesh.
A comprising Justice KG Balakrishnan and SC Sinha took up 15 cases relating to police action including deaths in encounter and in custody. In two cases of encounter, the NHRC recommended monetary relief of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of the deceased as it did not find the police version convincing.
Another bench comprising Justice D Murugesan and Justice Satyabrata Pal took up 29 cases relating to police action, including deaths in encounter and in the police custody.

In six cases of them, the Commission recommended a total of Rs 35 lakh compensation to the kin of the deceased.
With regard to the case relating to the issue of relief and rehabilitation of violence-hit people in Muzaffarnagar and nearby areas, the Commission said that it would be taken up during the meeting with senior state officials on January 17.


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