Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Punjab SC Commission takes notice of death of 4 children in Rajpura

Taking strict notice of the Rajpura diarrhea outbreak incident in which four children have died, the Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, on Saturday, directed the Deputy Commissioner Patiala to provide adequate compensation to the families besides arranging supply of clean and potable drinking water in the Basti.

Disclosing this here today, Patiala In-charge Member of the Commission Mrs. Paramjit Kaur said that the Commission has taken serious note of the deaths of four children belonging to poor and Scheduled Castes families due to water contamination in Dheha Basti of Rajpura. She instructed the Deputy Commissioner, Patiala Mr. Sandeep Hans to provide adequate compensation to the Victims’ families and provide permanent water connection for potable water.

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The Member said, the commission has also directed to rename the Basti from the caste based name, adding that the Deputy Commissioner has assured to take immediate action in this regard.

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