The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken cognisance of promotional movies put out by the Aam Aadmi Party, that includes Delhi Chief Minister and AAP Supremo Arvind Kejriwal and mentioned that they violating the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.
In the promotional advert, the NCPCR says that Arvind Kejriwal had violence the Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and the COVID-19 protocols issued by the Central Government of India.
The NCPCR had acquired a grievance from the Kalinga Rights Forum of Odisha relating to the movies put out by Aam Aadmi Party.
The grievance had mentioned:
“Videos in which Delhi Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal is seen in a promotional video. The said promotional video involves a large gathering of school children shooting for the advertisement without wearing of masks and maintain social distancing amidst breakout of COVID-19 pandemic which is violation of COVID protocols issued by the Govt. of India and also endangering the lives of minor school children of Delhi”.
The NCPCR, taking cognisance of the matter shot a letter to the Chief Secretary of Delhi+NCR to file a ‘Action Taken Report’ with NCPCR inside 7 days.
The letter mentioned:
“The Commission would wish to inform you that these movies are in violation of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 and COVID-19 pandemic protocol pointers issued by the Govt. of India. Therefore, the Commission has accordingly taken cognizance in this matter beneath Section 13(1)(i) of CPCR Act, 2005. In view of the sensitivity of the matter, it is requested that the matter could kindly be regarded into for crucial remedial measures and an Action Taken Report be shared with the Commission inside 07 days“.
The AAP authorities has typically used youngsters for his or her advert campaigns. Only just lately, AAP authorities launched a ‘Desh Ke Mentor” program. The promotional movies of the occasion have been tweeted and have been additionally posted on YouTube by AAP.
In the video, Kejriwal is seen trying to offer a motivational speech with a number of youngsters seen being part of the occasion.
AAP Goa on Twitter had additionally tweeted an image montage of the occasion the place a number of youngsters have been seen within the occasion.
BIG BREAKING‼️India’s First & Biggest Mentorship program #DeshKeMentor launched by Arvind Kejriwal & Manish Sisodia #DeshKeMentor pic.twitter.com/kfrPHRSSq6— Aam Aadmi Party Goa (@AAPGoa) October 11, 2021
During the occasion, there have been a number of college students seen collaborating and not using a masks.
Launch occasion of #DeshKeMentor 🇮🇳 begins! pic.twitter.com/4VgBTrGT2W— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) October 11, 2021
With the letter from NCPCR to the Chief Secretary, the Chief Secretary to the LG is to revert to the Commission with an motion taken report inside 7 days.