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Chairman of NHRC

Former chairpersons

Sr
No
Name Tenure
1. Justice Ranganath Misra 12 October 1993 – 24 November 1996
2. Justice M N Venkatachaliah 26 November 1996 – 24 October 1999
3. Justice J S Verma 4 November 1999 – 17 January 2003
4. Justice A S Anand 17 February 2003 – 31 October 2006
5. Justice S. Rajendra Babu 2 April 2007 – 31 May 2009
6. Justice K G Balakrishnan 7 June 2010 – 11 May 2015
7. Justice H.L. Dattu 29 Feb-2016

Acting Chairpersons

  • Justice Cyriac Joseph from May 11, 2015 to February 28, 2016
  • Justice Shivaraj Patil, from November 1, 2006 to April 1, 2007
  • Justice G P Mathur, from June 1, 2009 to June 6, 2010

Chairperson and Members (Present)

The chairperson of the NHRC is Justice Shri H.L. Dattu and the other members are:

  • Justice Shri Cyriac Joseph
  • Justice Shri D. Murugesan
  • Shri Sharad Chandra Sinha

Ex-officio members:

  • Shri Naseem Ahmad, Chairperson,National Commission for Minorities
  • Panna Lal (P.L.) Punia, Chairperson,National Commission for Scheduled Castes
  • DrRameshwar Oraon, Chairperson, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes
  • Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson,National Commission for Women and aruneshwaran.v