New Delhi: Justice Arun Kumar Mishra, retired from the Supreme Court, today took over as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). He retired from the Supreme Court in September last year.
SCBA criticized for praising PM Modi
In February last year, Justice Arun Mishra had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the PM, he "internationally acclaimed visionary" And a multi-talented leader. He had said that PM Modi’s thinking is of global level, but he does not ignore local interests. After praising PM Modi, the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) criticized him. br /> Praising Modi and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for abolishing more than 1500 old laws, Justice Mishra said that India is the responsible and most friendly member of the international community under Modi’s leadership. SCBA expressed concern over Justice Mishra’s statement and said that “SCBA believes that the independence of the judiciary is the basic structure of the Constitution and such independence should be protected”. ”
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