Supreme Court pulls up NHRC for order to appoint its observers in West Bengal Panchayat Polls

"There are so many places where the Human Rights Commissions can step in, but they are only stepping in some places and acting like some super body," the Court orally remarked, before dismissing NHRC's appeal.
Supreme Court, West Bengal
Supreme Court, West Bengal

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with a Calcutta High Court order that had quashed the decision of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to appoint 'observers' for the now-concluded panchayat elections in West Bengal. [National Human Rights Commission and ors vs West Bengal State Election Commission and ors]

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