The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) celebrated its 30th Foundation Day in New Delhi on October 12th each year. On this day, the NHRC reflects on its achievements and challenges, renewing its commitment to promoting and protecting human rights in India.
- Former President of India, Ramnath Kovind, emphasized the significance of human rights in people’s lives during the event.
- NHRC Chairperson Arun Kumar Mishra discussed the challenges faced by the NHRC and encouraged individual contributions to the cause of human rights.
- The NHRC of India was established on October 12, 1993, under the Protection of Human Rights Ordinance of September 28, 1993.
The NHRC is a statutory body with the primary goal of promoting and protecting human rights in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and has regional offices in various parts of the country.
Q.: When does the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India celebrate its Foundation Day?
a) Every year on December 31st
b) Annually on October 2nd
c) On October 12th
d) On the last Sunday of September
Ans : c) On October 12th
Q.: What is the primary objective of the NHRC in India?
a) To conduct elections
b) To promote and protect human rights
c) To regulate the media
d) To provide healthcare services
Ans : b) To promote and protect human rights