Question of The Day11-03-2022

Which of the following statement is incorrect about National Human Rights Commission?


Correct Answer : b ) It was formed under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1992.

Explanation :

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is a statutory body formed on 12 October 1993, under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.

It is responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights.

It is a multi-member body consisting of a chairperson, five full time members and seven ex-officio members. Only a former Chief Justice of India or a judge of the Supreme Court should become chairperson of NHRC.

The Chairperson and members of NHRC are appointed till 3 years or till the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier.

Hence, option (b) is correct.



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