Manipur, June 27 -- The Manipur Human Right Commission (MHRC), which was reconstituted in August 2018 after being defunct for eight years and three months, continues to face shortage of staff and finance.

The difficulties faced by MHRC in the last few years were disclosed by its acting chairperson Khaidem Mani at a press briefing organised to commemorate the commission's 22nd foundation day at Lamphelpat, Imphal, on Saturday.

On the occasion, Mani stated that despite facing acute shortage of finance and staff, many landmark cases have been taken up by the commission and it has dealt with various human rights violation cases in the state.

Expressing dismay over the indifference exhibited by the state government, Mani rued that few were ...