IAS 2018 : Prelims Special Current Affairs – Volume 3

IAS Prelims Special Current Affairs Volume 3 for GS

Prelims Special Current Affairs

A five-member team of National Human Rights Commission
reached Koraput district of Odisha to probe the alleged gang rape
and suicide of a minor girl near Kunduli.
Hereby, discussing the composition role and powers of NHRC.
Polity & Governance

Underlined Concepts
1. About NHRC
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
was established on October 12, 1993.
2. Composition
The NHRC consists of:
a.  A Chairperson.
b. One Member who is, or has been, a Judge of
the Supreme Court of India.
c. One Member who is, or has been, the Chief
Justice of a High Court.
d.  Two Members to be appointed from among
persons having knowledge of, or practical
experience in, matters relating to human
rights.