Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 June 2021

The retired judge of Supreme Court Arun Kumar Mishra has taken charge as the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission.

Created On: Jun 2, 2021 18:31 ISTModified On: Jun 2, 2021 18:31 IST
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Arun Kumar Mishra is the new NHRC Chairman

The retired judge of Supreme Court Arun Kumar Mishra has taken charge as the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission. He retired from the apex court in September 2020. Mishra was appointed by the President of India on the recommendation of a selection panel comprising of Prime Minister Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah among others.

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