High level committee to check mob lynching

Question- Recently, under whose chairmanship Central Government constituted a high-level committee to check mob lynching?
(a)Cabinet Secretary
(b) Union Home Secretary
(c) National Security Adviser
(d) Defense Secretary
Answer-                                                                                                 
Related Facts:

  • On July 23rd, 2018, the Central Government constituted a high-level committee under the chairmanship of Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to check mob lynching.
  • The Secretary, Department of Justice, Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs, Secretary, Legislative Department and Secretary, Social Justice and Empowerment are the members of the committee.
  • The committee will submit its recommendations to the Government within four weeks.
  • Government has further decided to constitute a Group of Ministers headed by the Union Home Minister to consider the recommendations of the high level committee.
  • The Minister, External Affairs, Minister, Road Transport and Highways; Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Minister, Law & Justice and Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment are the members of Group of Ministers.
  • The Group of Ministers will submit their recommendations to the Prime Minister.

Reference:                                       

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=180891
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/mob-lynching-government-sets-up-4-member-committee-to-suggest-legal-framework/articleshow/65106290.cms
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