Geneva/New Delhi: India on Thursday was elected for a record sixth term to the Human Rights Council by an overwhelming endorsement of UN member states.
“India elected for the record 6th term of the Human Rights Council by an overwhelming endorsement of UN Member States,” said the Permanent Mission of India at Geneva on Twitter.
“We stand committed to work together with fellow members of the Council towards the goal of global promotion and protection of human rights,” it said. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, TS Tirumurti tweeted: “Proud day for India
“India gets elected to UN Human Rights Council by an overwhelming majority.
“As a democratic and pluralistic country adhering to fundamental rights, India will continue to further Human Rights issues.“Thank you colleagues of all UN Member States for your support,” he posted.