NHRC on Friday served notices to the Rajasthan government, asking it to submit a report within two weeks over the death of 11 people with special needs,including eight children, in the state due to suspected bacterial infection after allegedly drinking contaminated water. “The contents of the press reports (on the matter), if true, raise a serious issue of human rights violation of the victim children,” the Commission said.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The human rights body served notices to the Chief Secretary, the DGP and the DG of health services in the state and directed them to submit reports within two weeks.Twenty-seven residents of a government-run facility in Jamdoli near Jaipur had been admitted to SMS Hospital and J K Lone hospital here. Eleven of them died between April 16 and 27. Eight persons were discharged while the others are still undergoing treatment.

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Deaths in govt-run home: NHRC serves notice to Rajasthan govt