Gujarat State Human Rights Commission

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The Gujarat State Human Rights Commission is an autonomous state body with quasi-judicial powers, tasked with investigating any violation of human rights in the western state of Gujarat, India.[1]

The Commission was formed on 12 September 2006, with Justice D.S. Sinha as its first chairperson.[citation needed] The current chairperson is Justice Kaushal Jayendra Thaker.[2]

Gujarat State Human Rights Commission
ગુજરાત રાજ્ય માનવ અધિકાર આયોગ
गुजरात राज्य मानव अधिकार आयोग
Common nameHuman rights commission
Mottoलोगों के लिए सेवा
Service for people
Agency overview
Formed12 September 2006 (17 years ago) (12 September 2006)
Preceding agency
Jurisdictional structure
Federal agency
(Operations jurisdiction)
Operations jurisdictionIndia
Map of Gujarat State Human Rights Commission's jurisdiction
Size196,024 km2 (75,685 sq mi)
Population60,383,628 (2011)
Legal jurisdictionGujarat state
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersGandhinagar, Gujarat
Agency executive
  • Dr. Justice (Retd.) Kaushal Jayendra Thaker, Chairperson
Official website

Significant incidents[edit]

The commission has been involved in these incidents:


  1. ^ "BOOK.p65" (PDF). Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Gujarat Human Rights Commission | National Human Rights Commission India". Retrieved 29 March 2024.