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Punjab Scheduled Castes' Commission takes suo-moto notice of casteist remarks against Chief Minister on social media

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 23, 2021 05:51 PM

CHANDIGARH: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.

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