Composition of BHRC

Former Members/Officials of BHRC

The structure of Bihar Human Rights Commission is as follows:

Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mandhata Singh, Member (BHRC)

Resident of village Babubel, P.O-Babubel, PS-Haldi, Distt-Ballia (U.P). He was born on 20th November 1951. After obtaining LLB degree from Patna Law College, Patna he joined bar in 1976, practiced on Civil side exclusively in Ballia Civil Court.

In the year 1991 he joined Bihar Superior Judicial Service. As a member of Superior Judicial Service he held posts of Additional District & Sessions Judge and District & Sessions Judge in different districts of Bihar. While working as District and Sessions Judge he was Ex-officio Chairman of District Legal Service Authority, Aurangabad and Patna. In capacity of Additional District & Sessions Judge and District & Sessions Judge he disposed of cases on civil as well as on criminal sides. He was elevated to Judge Patna High Court, Patna in the year of 2009. After superannuation appointed as Member, Bihar Human Rights Commission, Patna and working as such since 27.02.2014.

Administration Wing of BHRC

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Sinha, IAS, Secretary (BHRC)

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Sinha is a B.Tech. (Electrical Engg.) from IIT Kanpur and MBA (Finance & IT) from Indiana University, USA. When he was DM Godda, he was offered admission into Ph.D. by Stanford University, U.S.A. He has held several important posts in Bihar including Commissioners of Munger, Darbhanga, Magadh divisions, Secretary, Education Department and Secretary, Science & Technology.

Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Sinha has analyzed and valued several deals related to origination, trade, project financing, equity investment and merger and acquisition for power, natural gas, coal, dark and lit optical fiber and bandwidth. He created tools for forward curve generation and option (including exotic, crack spread, heat rate options) valuation based on advanced financial and mathematics concepts. He quantified and valued credits risks associated with deals with other parties using simulation and Mark-To-Market (MTM) exposure. He structured third party credit products for gas transportation and power plant.

He also analyzed business processes and suggested appropriate measures for Business Process Re-engineering. Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Sinha supervised designing, development and maintenance of software applications including website, databases for various activities including e-commerce and online trading. He played key role in computerizing Treasuries and GPF Directorate of Bihar.

His paper titled - Pattern Recognition using Singular Value Decomposition - was published in the IEEE Publication - International Conference on Computers, Systems and Signal Processing.

Abhijit Kumar, Dy. Secretary (BHRC)

A Post Graduate degree holder in Management. Experience of working as Personnel Officer in the Public Sector Coal India Ltd. Joined Bihar Administrative Service in 1995. Posted as Deputy Secretary, Bihar Human Rights Commission since March, 2015.

Registration Wing of BHRC



Vijay Kumar Jain, M.Sc., LLB, Assistant Registrar (BHRC)


He was born on 19th August 1951. In the year 1984 he joined Bihar Judicial Service. He held post of Judicial Magistrate, Sub Judge and additional District & Sessions Judge in different districts of Bihar. While working as additional District & Sessions Judge he was appointed Special C.B.I. Judge at Patna.


After superannuation appointed as Assistant Registrar, Bihar Human Rights Commission, Patna on 1st September 2015.


Investigation Wing of BHRC

Awadhesh Kumar Sharma, IPS (1998) I.G. (BHRC)

He is posted as I.G. (Investigation) with Bihar Human Rights Commission since 14.04.2016.

S. M. Wakil Ahmad, S.P. (BHRC)

Did Master of Science (Botany) from L.N.M.U. Darbhanga. In the year 1995, he joined Bihar Police Service. Posted as S.P. (BHRC), since Dec'2014.