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Amit Shah to be chief guest at NHRC's 26th Foundation Day

Amit Shah to be chief guest at NHRCUnion Home Minister Amit Shah
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah is slated to be the chief guest at the 26th Foundation Day event of the National Human Rights Commission here on Saturday, officials said.

New Delhi : Union Home Minister Amit Shah is slated to be the chief guest at the 26th Foundation Day event of the National Human Rights Commission here on Saturday, officials said.

In a statement released on the eve of the occasion, the NHRC also said, the rights panel since its inception in 1993 has disposed of more than 18 lakh cases and ensured payment of over Rs 176 crore as relief to the victims of human rights violations by various state agencies on its recommendations. "The National Human Rights Commission is celebrating its 26th Foundation Day on Saturday.

To mark the occasion, a function is being organised at Dr D S Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address the gathering as the chief guest on the occasion," the statement said.

Justice H L Dattu, Chairperson of the NHRC will preside over the function, a senior official said. The Commission was set up on the October 12, 1993, under the Protection of Human Rights Act, passed by Parliament.

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