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

Smt. Vandana Kini, IAS, Secretary (BHRC)

Smt. Vandana Kini is a graduate in B.Com from Osmania University, Hyderabad. She joined the Indian Audit & Accounts Service as Assistant Accountant General at the young age of 21 years. Subsequently, she also qualified for the Indian Police Service and the Indian Foreign Service in 1988 but did not join them. Thereafter in 1989 she joined the Indian Administration Service and was allotted Bihar cadre on cadre transfer after her marriage.

She has subsequently completed MA (Economics), MBA and LLB and has served in various capacities in Bihar. Further she has also served as Director (VIP Security) in the Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi for more than 5 years and as a Director in the National Security Council Secretariat under the PMO.

She is also a well known playwright and poetess and has already published three books. She is also an avid painter and has held two solo exhibitions of her oil paintings at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, so far.


Investigation Wing of BHRC

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.