NCHRO to observe hartal against capital punishment

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015,16:35 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | The National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO) will observe hartal in Kerala on November 11 demanding revocation of capital punishment in the country. 

Talking to reporters here today,A Vasu and V Sivankutty of the NCHRO, ‘Civic’ Chandran of ‘Padabhedam’ magazine, P Shantolal of Porattom urged the Centre to declare moratorium on death penalty in the wake report by National Law Commission.
They also urged the State Assembly to adopt a resolution against adamant attitude of the Centre on the issue, they said. Prior to the hartal, a convention would be held in Thiruvanthapuram on October 25 on the issue, they said adding representatives like minded socio political organizations would attend.