Q. With reference to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) consider the following statements:
1.It is statutory body established under the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993.
2.The members hold office for the term of five years or till the age of 65 years whichever is earlier.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: NHRC is statutory body established under the Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. The members of NHRC are appointed by the President of India and they hold office for three years or till 70 years whichever is earlier.

Source: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/nhrc-directs-assam-govt-to-pay-compensation-to-boy-assaulted-inside-police-station/article65893684.ece