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Who appoints the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)?

A
The President
B
The Vice President
C
The Prime Minister
D
A senior retired judge
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Correct option is A. The President
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is appointed by The President.

The Chairperson and members of the NHRC are appointed by the President of India, on the recommendation of a committee consisting of:

  • The Prime Minister (Chairperson)
  • The Home Minister
  • The Leader of the opposition in the Lok sabha (Lower House)
  • The Leader of the opposition in the Rajya sabha (Upper House)
  • The Speaker of the Lok sabha (Lower House)
  • The Deputy chairman of the rajya sabha (Upper House)

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