Question of The Day20-05-2020

The National Human Rights Commission is not composed of which of the following?

Answer

Correct Answer : d ) Chairman of NITI Aayog

Explanation :

The National Human Rights Commission is not a constitutional body. It is a statutory body as it was formed in 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.

The composition of the National Human Rights Commission includes a chairman, four members and four ex-officio members.

  • A retired chief justice of India as Chairman
  • A member should be serving or retired judges of the Supreme Court
  • A serving or retired chief justice of a high court
  • Two persons having knowledge or practical experience with respect to human rights

The four ex-officio members include the chairman of the National Commission for SCs, the National Commission for Minorities, the National Commission for STs and the National Commission for Women.

Hence, option D is correct.

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