• Petitioned Chief Secretary

This petition was delivered to:

Government of West Bengal
Chief Secretary
Government of West Bengal
Additional Chief Secretary (Home)
Government of West Bengal
Director General & Inspector General of Police
National Human Rights Commission
Chief Minister, Government of West Bengal
Ms. Mamata Banerjee

Stop human rights violations at the Indo-Bangla border region

    1. Petition by


The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel operating at the Bangladesh border had indiscriminately shot and killed more than 1000 people (Indians and Bangladeshis) in the last 10 years. No BSF soldier has been prosecuted for any of the killings or other abuses.

We would like to attract your attention on serious of incidents of gross human rights violations by the posted Border Security Force personnel. We are perturbed with the fact and reality of continuous human rights violations including killings spree by BSF personnel at the Indo- Bangladesh bordering district.

So therefore urge the BSF and the Government of West Bengal:
1. To stop all human rights violations at the Indo-Bangla border region
2. To record the statements of the victims immediately and cases investigated;
3. To take immediate actions against the responsible personnel;
4. To provide immediate medical treatment to the victims of human rights violations.
5. To pay interim compensation to the victims until permanent arrangements are made to resettle them decently.

Recent signatures


    1. Scheduled Caste man - denial of livelihood - stripped - tortured - IMPUNITY

      by MASUM

      An incident of ghastly torture by posted Border Security Force personnel upon a person from schedule caste community into your kind notice.

      Name and other details of the victim: Mr. Bharat Mondal; son of Mr. Kutub Mondal; aged about 40 years; by profession an agrarian labourer and from Schedule Caste community; resident of village- Char Sahebnagar, Post Office- Harudanga, Police Station- Raninagar of Murshidabad district

      Name and details of the perpetrators: 4 Border Security Force constables on their camouflage uniform; attached with Mourashi Camp of Chowki number-2 under Out Post-2 of 105 No. Battalion of Border Security Force

      Date and Time of the occurrence: 30.12.2011 at around 8 am

      Place of occurrence: Agrarian field at Mourashi, near Mourashi Camp of Chowki number-2 under Out Post-2, Post Office- Harudanga, Police Station- Raninagar of Murshidabad district.

    2. Reached 50 signatures
    3. বিএসএফের গুলিতে যুবক নিহত চাঁপাইনবাবগঞ্জে

      by MASUM

      চাঁপাইনবাবগঞ্জের শিবগঞ্জ উপজেলার চৌকা সীমান্তে শনিবার ভোরে এক ভারতীয় সীমান্তরক্ষী বাহিনী বিএসএফের গুলিতে বাংলাদেশি এক যুবক নিহত হয়েছেন।

      নিহত ফারুক হোসেন (২৫) শিবগঞ্জ উপজেলার পারচৌকা গ্রামের জসিম উদ্দীনের ছেলে।

    4. Four teenagers from SC & Muslim were killed by BSF without using bullet..

      by MASUM

      Name and other details of the victims – 1) Sunil Mondal, son of Mr. Nabadwip Mondal, aged 16 years 2) Sukumar Mondal, son of Mr. Ramesh Chandra Mondal, aged about 15 years 3) Babar Seikh, son of Mr. Nasidul Seikh, aged about 19 years and 4) Raju Mondal, son of Mr. Nimai Mondal aged about 17 years residents of Char Durgapur, Harudanga, Char Bansgora and Char Durgapur villages respectively of Harudanga post office, under Raninagar police station of Murshidabad district. All are minors except no.3. Sl. No. 1 Sunil; Sl. No. 2 Sukumar & Sl. No. 4 Raju are from Scheduled Caste (Dalit) community and Sl. No. 3 Babar is Muslim.
      Details of the perpetrators – about 30-35 Border Security Force personnel attached with Harudanga Border Security Force Mini Camp under 105 BSF Battalion
      Date and time of the occurrence – Midnight of 31st December, 2011 and 1st January 2012
      Place of Occurrence – In front of Harudanga Mini BSF BOP Camp, near Golpak ( a rivulet of Padma) situated at Nirmal Char.


    Reasons for signing

    • Jaydip Ghosh KOLKATA, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      I have been a witness of atrocities on innocent villagers both by BSF and BDR while staying at the border areas of Malda and Balurghat in my student life during 1970-1990's. It was really horrible!

    • Shaikh Hasan CHAPRA, INDIA
      • over 2 years ago

      To demand right justice of the BSF torture and to stop it and human being should live with dignity .

    • Samantha Nundy LONDON, AL
      • over 2 years ago

      I find it intolerable that unarmed civilians suffer cruel treatment by government forces. Signing this petition is the least I can do to raise awareness of the physical and mental damage inflicted by men of the BSF on their victims.

      • over 2 years ago

      To demand that human beings be treated with respect and dignity, and to ensure that their rights are not violated.


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