DCPCR denies NCPCR allegation against Harsh Mander Law Insider India

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The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) refused the allegations made by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in front of the Delhi High Court.

The allegations were regarding two children protection homes associated with Harsh Mander.

The NCPCR filed an affidavit filed by Khushi Rainbow Home for Girls and Ummed Aman Ghar for Boys in the petition, both these homes are run by the Centre for Equity Studies (CES) in which the Director is Harsh Mander.

According to NCPCR, it was discovered that these two children’s protection homes were involved in the violation of child rights for the reason that various children were taken to CAA protest sites

They have challenged the inspection reports and the procedure which was adopted by NCPCR for inspecting the said homes.

The DCPCR contended that all these are “independent, impartial, neutral and sane nature” that a Child Rights Commission ought to exhibit.

The DCPCR further said, “They cannot be mediums for advancing a political ideology, subversion of democracy and punishing people for holding opinions, however different or inconvenient”

The DCPCR contended, “The Commissions meddling into affairs not their job hurts the standing of the Commissions and makes it difficult for them to discharge their functions.”

The DCPCR further submitted that after the inspection done by NCPCR, there three more statutory bodies did the inspections. These three statutory bodies were District Inspection Committee (DIC), Child Welfare Committee-II (South) and State Inspection Committee (SIC).

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