Mangaluru, Dec 11, 2016: The DK branch of PUCL which is a renowned and powerful all India organisation held the annual meet for ’World human rights day’ on Dec 10, as announced.
Due to circumstances there could be only two speaker for the day. The ever enthusiastic promoter of human rights in DK, now the National Vice President P B D’Sa, welcomed the gathering in warm terms and explained the situation to those present and dwelt in on the "World human rights Day", he stressed the need for all levels of people to stand up and ensure human rights for them selves and others, in times when change and exploitation of the voiceless is serious. Viollations of human rightts is seen in most places and situations around us.
He introduced the well known activist and Lawyer of the city Dinesh Hegde Ulepady who spoke on the actual scenario of human rights in courts and police stations and the peculiar situations faced by the common man. Many of the prevailing ills are a fabrication due to the mind set and antecedents of the public/people themselves. There is a strong need to observe the violations of human rights in various spheres and stand up to it.There is a danger of even the aggrieved to be made the accused to satisfy whims of some authorities he pointed out. Courts today are heaped with so many cases today that they are unable to meet the proper levels of justice. It has become a regular feature to avoid individual deeper examination of possible provisions in law and instead superficially to apply a ready made format of justice and dispose off cases, even serious ones without meeting the ends of justice. This norm seen all over today kills true justice and is a serious violation of human rights which is rapidly nullifying the value of courts whose orders are more often breached. Judicial reforms must be more objective and durable otherwise the laws of the land will remain only in statute books as seen today.