Indian Express reports in http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/pending-cases-mount-at-state-human-rights-panel/
Since 2001, and till February 2014, as many as 15,266 cases had been filed before the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC), but the panel has been able to disposed of less than a thousand of them. As many as 14,285 cases are still pending, documents accessed under the Right to Information (RTI) have revealed.
Constituted under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, the MSHRC, headed by Justice B R Bannurmath, looks into the various cases of violation of human rights. Refusal of the police to file FIR, alleged action by the police, denial of human rights of HIV/AIDS infected people, custodial deaths and other kinds of complaints are looked into by the com