Peoples’ Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) in collaboration of Human Rights Law Network, Voice of People, Centre for Contemporary Studies Research with support from European Union and Dignity Danish Institute Against Torture organized Multi -stakeholder consultation in support of survivors of torture on 26th June, 2013 at 10: 30 am in Hotel Clark, Lucknow.
The Program started with the welcome speech and key note address by Lenin Raghuvanshi, Secretary General of PVCHR. In the second session survivors of torture Bhonu, Ranno, Aklakh, Ali Ahmad, Aslam Parvez, Sabbu Sahabuddin and Salauddin shared their experience.
Two books cashing in on prejudice & Grass-root reality Case reality communal violence in Uttar Pradesh, India were inaugurated by the speakers.
The multi stakeholders Ms. Vidyawati Rajbhar, Chairperson, Uttar Pradesh Shram Shalahkar Samiti, Prof. Ramesh Dixit, leader Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Ms. Vandana Mishra, Secretary, People Union for Civil Liberty (PUCL), Shri. Sidharth Kalahant, Secretary, UP Press Club, Shri Anil Dubey, National Secretary, Rastriya Lok Dal, Shri Amitabh Thakur, IPS, Dr. Bahadur Singh Yadav, Chairperson, Uttar Pradesh Technical Education Board, Dr. Hans Van Villet, First Counsellor, Head of Development Section, European Union, Advocate K.K Roy, Director, HRLN, Shri Pancham Rai, Ex- Registrar, Hon’ble High Court, Allahabad gave speech.
In last Ms. Shruti Nagvanshi gave vote of thanks and program was moderated by Mr. Utkarsh Sinha, Editor, Awadhnama.
On same day at 2 pm the 8 delegates (Shruti Nagvanshi, Raghib Ali, Idrish Ansari, Utkarsh Sinha, Anup Kumar Srivastava, Shirin Shabana Khan and one survivor Ahmad Ali) of PVCHR in the leadership of Dr. Lenin met with Shri Akilesh Yadav, Chief Minister, U.P and Director General of Police Shri Deo Raj Nagar at CM house 5, Kali Das Marg, Lucknow.
During half an hour many cases of communal riots, police firing, police torture were discussed and also discuss the fake case against Lenin Raghuvanshi and Shruti Nagvanshi. We received pro -human support