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Raghubir Dash to act as OHRC chairman

Press Trust of India  |  Cuttack 

Retired of Orissa High Court Justice has been authorised to act as the of the (OHRC).

A notification issued by the on Thursday said the Governor, exercising his powers conferred by the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, has authorised Justice Dash to assume the charge as the acting of OHRC with immediate effect.

Former of and ex- of the Supreme Court, Justice D P Mohapatra, was the first of the commission, occupying the post from January 2003 to August 2007.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 00:30 IST