National Human Rights Commission Directs State Authorities to conduct Investigation into the missing of Physically Disabled person.
Ramachandra Rout- Case No. 1091 /2021- | National Human Right Commission | Status: Disposed off | |
Ramchandra Rout has been a person with disability with low cognitive understanding. He was under the direction of the District Administration wrongfully and illegal under "Niladri Nilaya Yozana" (A scheme of State Government to rehabilitate and resettle beggars) took illegal custody from his old mother and handed over to an NGO named Nilchala Seva Pratistan in the month of May, 2020. For months together the mother was denied aces to his son . It was only when HRLN Odisha Unit intervened on behalf of the mother the NGO -Nilachal Seva Pratisthan informed that that Ramchandra Rout has been missing since September , 2020 from Mental health Institute of SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack. The mother of missing Ramachandra Rout -Smt. Mandi Rout and HRLN Odisha Unit approached the district Administration and local Police Station for appropriate action but no response was forthcoming.
A petition was moved before the National Human Rights Commission and vide Order dated 20.05.2021 the Learned Commission has directed the District Administration and Commissioner of Police to submit a report within 8 weeks.