Thursday, June 24, 2021

Justice (Retd) Arun Kumar Mishra takes charge as NHRC chairman

Justice (Retd) Arun Kumar Mishra today took charge as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC in New Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Justice Mishra as the NHRC chairperson based on the recommendation of a selection panel comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge. Justice Arun Mishra retired as Supreme Court Judge in September last year.

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