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Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Commission

The Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Commission is an autonomous state body with quasi-judicial powers tasked to investigate any violation of human rights in the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir in India.[1] The body was constituted in January 1997[2] by the National Conference government[1] under the Protection of Human Rights Act.[3] The commission consists of a chairman and four other members.

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  1. ^ a b http://www.ipcs.org/article/jammu-kashmir/human-rights-commission-in-jk-1887.html
  2. ^ "State Human Rights Commission". Government of Jammu and Kashmir - Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Alphabetical list of state acts" (PDF). Government of Jammu and Kashmir - Law Department. July 2010. Retrieved 8 July 2018.