LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday constituted a special investigation team to speed up the process of disposing off claims of victims of the 1984 riots. The team would visit districts, where claims related to property were rejected or no claims were made or accepted, Home Secretary Renuka Kumar said here.

The decision was taken to speed up the whole process, she said. Besides district and additional magistrates concerned, the team would consist of Special Secretary (Home), OSD (Communalism Control Cell) and Additional Commissioner of Kanpur division, Ms Kumar said. - PTI