Thiruvananthapuram: Former Chief Justice of
Patna High Court, Justice Benjamin Koshy, is tipped to
become Chairman of the Kerala State Human Rights Commission.
Justice Koshy`s name has been recommended to Governor
R S Gavai unanimously by the selection panel, comprising
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Opposition Leader V S
Achuthanandan and state Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan, a
spokesman of the Chief Minister`s office said.
Justice Koshi will replace Justice N Dhinakaran whose term
as Chairman of SHRC has expired.
Hailing from Aranumla in Pathanamthitta district, Justice
Koshy had served as a Judge in Kerala High Court before
becoming Chief Justice of Patna High Court.