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Bhushan to move SC for removal of  NHRC head

None  Kochi, March 12, 2011
First Published: 20:47 IST(12/3/2011) | Last Updated: 20:51 IST(12/3/2011)

Senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan today said he would move the apex court seeking a direction to remove former CJI Justice K G Balakrishnan, against whose relatives allegations of ammassment of wealth have surfaced, from the post of National Human Rights Commission chairperson.

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"There is no other option left but to move the Supreme Court in the matter", Bhushan, who met eminent jurist V R Krishna Iyer today, told reporters here. Proceedings in this regard will be launched soon, he said. As a first step, he would file a complaint to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in this regard, he said.


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