Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
Political Science
Solutions
1. Is there a State Human Rights Commission in your state? Find out about its activities.

Question:

Is there a State Human Rights Commission in your state? Find out about its activities.

Answer:

Uttar Pradesh has set up State Human rights commission in Visakhapatnam in 1993. A state human rights commission is a statutory body with three or more members headed by a retired high court judge and two other (judicial and non judicial) members. The commission is responsible for the protection and promotion of human rights, related to life, liberty, equality and dignity of individuals as guaranteed under the Indian Constitution and Protection of Human Rights Act of 1993.

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