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Complain was filed on dated. 05.04.2019 NHRC Case No. 1956/30/0/2019 Direction issued by commission to the Chairman Pollution Control Board Govt. of India, New Delhi, is directed to take appropriate action within 8 weeks associating the complainant/victim and to inform them of the action taken in the matter.

In the year 2017, 12 lakhs people died in pollution affected diseases like heart attack, diabetes, lungs cancer, etc. which is more than the road accident and malaria. Mrs. Swain prayed to take criminal action against the responsible public authority liable in this incident to compensate Rs.20 lakhs to the kin of the deceased and compensate Rs.5 lakhs to the affected person with free medical treatment.