Allow Bhullar’s kin to meet him, NHRC tells home ministry

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the home ministry to allow the family of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to meet him, said an NHRC official.

“The commission has strongly recommended that close relatives of the prisoner be given an opportunity to meet him. Recommendations have been sent to the union home ministry,” the official said.

A group of delegates, including Bhullar’s wife, met the commission Wednesday on the issue of his execution.

Bhullar was given capital punishment for the Sep 10, 1993, blast at the Indian Youth Congress office in Delhi that left nine dead and 17 injured.

The attack targeted then Youth Congress leader M.S. Bitta.

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