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Dattu's term is over, the next president of NHRC not yet decided

The tenure of former CJI HL Dattu, chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, was completed on Wednesday, but it is not yet decided who will replace him.

Dattu became the seventh chairman of the commission on 29 February 2016. Under his chairmanship, the Commission disposed of over 4.2 lakh cases, including some earlier pending cases.

There were a total of 3,91,937 cases during his tenure. Dattu also started the Twitter handle of the National Human Rights Commission this year. Dattu retired on 2 December 2015 as a CJI.

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