Amritsar, December 11, 2008
All India Human Rights Association(AIHRA) conferred International Human Rights Award to Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police, Amritsar on the occasion of International Human Rights Day(December 10, 2008). The officer was bestowed with this award for streamlining Community Oriented Policing in Amritsar and protecting human values and dignity of the commoners in a very conscientious manner.
He received this award from Ms. Shalini Dewan, Director, United Nations Information Centre, New Delhi and Mr. MU Dua, National President of AIHRA at International Human Rights Summit organised at Amritsar to mark the 60th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations. Mr. HS Tanwar, General Secretary and Ms. Manyata Dutt were present at this occasion. More than 1000 human rights activists participated in this summit from different parts of Indian States and neighbouring countries.
This two days summit was a grand success from human rights perspective where presentations were made by various speakers on ten human rights issues. The valedictory session was presided over by Ms. Shalini Dewan, Director, United Nations Information Centre, New Delhi.