NHRC India takes Cognizance of a Media Report of a women cyclist
NHRC India has taken an action of a media report that a top Indian women cyclist has accused the national sprint team chief coach of inappropriate behaviour during a camp in Slovenia and has sent an email complaint to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in context to the report of the incident.
Reportedly, as per the SAI, the complaint was immediately brought back to India mid way her training to ensure her safety. The SAI has prima facie found the allegation as true.
NHRC has observed that the contestants of the report, if true, amount to hurt the human rights violation of the female cyclist. Accordingly, it has issued a notice to the Secretary, Union Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports & the DG, SAI, calling for a detailed report in the matter.
The actions will be taken according to the physical and mental health of victim as well with an action, the NHRC would also like to know whether any specialized counseling has been provided to her by authorities.