Top officers vie for NHRC post, seven shortlisted

Others in the long list of 23 applicants include M Maraikamalai, president of the District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum; B L Khatri, former CAT administrative member; Prof D R Perumal Swamy, State Information Commissioner, Tamil Nadu; journalist Vivek Kumar Singh; Shiv Murat Ram, former railway superintendent; Prof (Dr) K S Chalam, ex-UPSC member; and Dilip Rajpal, a Madhya Pradesh Congress leader.

Former Bureau of Civil Aviation Security commissioner Gurjot Singh Malhi and former Goa DGP B S Brar applied directly.

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