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Posts published in “Day: April 7, 2019”

MHRC a toothless tiger & nonvenomous snake: Dr Saikia

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Apr 6: Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) chairperson Dr Aftab Hussain Saikia today said that the commission has been reduced to a “toothless tiger” and a “snake without venom.” “The commission is a toothless tiger and a snake without venom, and only a recommending body to the government,” Dr Saikia said at a discussion and interaction programme on ‘Human Rights and Constitutional remedies’ organized by the commission at Hotel Pinewood on Saturday. According to Dr Saikia whatever recommendations the commission puts up, the government has to honour and respect it. “If it does not respect the…