ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Protection of Human Rights-One More Ornamental Commission

The near-fatal flaw in tlie ordinance setting up the Human Rights Commission is that the military and paramilitary forces have been virtually excluded from the purview of the commission. That apart, unless there is firm commitment to human rights on the part of its members, the commission will become one more ornamental body like the three other commissions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, minorities and women.

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