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Explain the powers and function of the state Human Rights Commission.

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The National Human Rights Commission Act 1993 states to set up State Human rights commission at the state level. The state commission has a chairman and two members and they are appointed by the Governor.

The powers of SHRC are as below:

a. It has all the powers of the civil court and their proceedings have a judicial character.

b. It can intervene in any proceeding related to a violation of human rights.

c. It has the power to review and safeguard for the protection of human rights.

The functions of the SHRC are:

a. The main function of NHRC is to make a recommendation to the concerned government or authority in case of violation of rights.

b. To strengthen the institution in order to resolve the human rights issue.

c. To undertake functions that would promote human rights.

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