CHANDIGARH, January 16, 2013:- The Haryana Government today intimated the Punjab and Haryana High Court that they have constituted the “Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Right,” in compliance to the orders of the High Court in the public interest litigation (PIL) moved by social activist Hemant Goswami. The Punjab Government had already constituted the Punjab Child Rights Commission in compliance to the HC orders. Both Government of Punjab and Haryana intimated the court, by filling affidavits, that they have appointed Chairman and two members in the commission.
The first DB of Chief Justice A.K. Sekri and Justice R.K. Jain of Punjab and Haryana Court directed that in total six members and a chairman are to appointed and so four more members must be appointed by both Punjab and Haryana to make the commission functional.