Who is the present Human Rights Commission in Kerala?
Justice Antony Dominic
The former Chief Justice of Kerala High Court Justice Antony Dominic is the present chairperson.
Who is the current chairman of Human Rights Commission?
Arun Kumar Mishra
Arun Kumar Mishra, a former Judge of Supreme Court is current chairperson of the commission (11th chairperson of NHRC). The last chairman of the NHRC was Justice H. L. Dattu, who completed his tenure on 2 December 2020.
Who are the members of state human rights commission?
Hon’ble Chairperson. Justice Dhirendra H Waghela. 22280017,22280010,22392206 (Fax)
Who protects human rights?
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has lead responsibility in the UN system for the promotion and protection of human rights. The office supports the human rights components of peacekeeping missions in several countries, and has many country and regional offices and centres.
How many members are in the Human Rights Commission?
The Commission consists of a Chairperson, five full-time Members and seven deemed Members. The statute lays down qualifications for the appointment of the Chairperson and Members of the Commission.
Who is the first chairman of Human Rights Commission?
Justice Shri Ranganath Misra
Former Chairpersons and Members
|1||Justice Shri Ranganath Misra||Chairperson|
|2||Justice Shri M.N. Venkatachalliah||Chairperson|
|3||Justice Shri J.S. Verma||Chairperson|
|4||Dr. Justice A.S. Anand||Chairperson|
What are the 3 types of human rights?
These three categories are: (1) civil and political rights, (2) economic, social, and cultural rights, and (3) solidarity rights. It has been typically understood that individuals and certain groups are bearers of human rights, while the state is the prime organ that can protect and/or violate human rights.
Who is the present chairman of Human Rights Commission?
Shri Justice Arun Kumar Mishra
Present Tenure of Chairperson and Members of the Commission
|S.No.||Name||Date of Assumption|
|1||Shri Justice Arun Kumar Mishra||02/06/2021|
|2||Shri Justice Mahesh Mittal Kumar||02/06/2021|
|3||Smt. Jyotika Kalra||05.04.2017|
|4||Dr. Dnyaneshwar Manohar Mulay||25.04.2019|
Who was the first chairman of Kerala State Human Rights Commission?
The Kerala State Human Rights Commission was constituted on 11 December 1998 with the appointment of the first Chairperson Justice M.M. Pareed Pillay, a former Chief Justice Kerala High Court along with Dr. S. Balaraman and Shri. T.K. Wilson as supporting members by notification S.R.O No. 1066/1998 Dt: 11-12-98.
Who is the National Human Rights Commission of India?
The NHRC is the National Human Rights Commission of India, responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, defined by the Act as “rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution or embodied in the International Covenants”.
What is the state of Kerala doing for the transgender community?
Kerala has been at the forefront of transgender rights in India. In 2016, the State Government introduced free sex reassignment surgeries in government hospitals. Kannur district in 2016 allocated a part of its budget towards employment and skill training programs for transgender people.
Who is the present chairperson of SHRC in Kerala?
The former Chief Justice of Kerala High Court Justice Antony Dominic is the present chairperson. The Chairperson and members are appointed by the Kerala Governor. SHRC has chairman and two members.