Kids admitted to hospital made to sit down in scorching warmth in Madhya Pradesh; NCPCR seeks motion

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Apex youngster rights physique NCPCR has sought strict motion in opposition to those that allegedly made youngsters admitted to a hospital ward in Madhya Pradesh sit in scorching warmth for crowd mobilisation at a perform.

In a letter to the Madhya Pradesh chief secretary on Saturday, the Nationwide Fee for Safety of Little one Rights (NCPCR) stated through the inauguration of an oxygen plant on the district hospital in Vidisha, the family of hospitalised sufferers and youngsters admitted within the youngster ward have been forcibly taken to the venue by the guards and nurses.

The NCPCR identified that the district collector was additionally current on the perform.

“The admitted youngsters have been made to sit down within the scorching solar for 2 hours on the venue, which primarily seems to be a violation of part 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015,” it stated.

Taking cognizance of the incident, the fee requested the chief secretary to get the matter investigated beneath part 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act, take acceptable motion in opposition to the responsible officers and ship an in depth action-taken report back to it inside seven days.

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