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Commission takes suo-moto notice of casteist remarks against Chief Minister on social media

Directs Bureau of Investigation to take immediate action and submit report by September 29

Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes, on Thursday, has taken suo-moto notice of the casteist remarks against the Chief Minister of the state on social media.

Divulging further, Commission Chairperson Mrs. Tejinder Kaur informed that on a facebook account, the handler had posted the most abusive and casteist remarks about the Chief Minister, Punjab, which went viral on social media.

Taking suo-moto notice of these remarks, the Chairperson has instructed the Director, Bureau of Investigation Punjab to take action under Section 3 (1) of the Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989 and submit a report by September 29, 2021.