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Chhaya Sharma conferred with McCain Institute Award 2019

IPS officer Chhaya Sharma, who headed the investigation team of the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, has been conferred with the 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership.
Chhaya Sharma conferred with McCain Institute Award 2019

Details:

  • Chhaya Sharma has guided teams in the detection and investigation of sensitive criminal cases and protection of human rights.
  • In 2017, Chhaya Sharma has performed a crucial role in drafting Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines to Combat Trafficking of Persons in India.
  • The award is granted to those who manifest courage on behalf of human rights, humanitarian compassion, justice, freedom and human dignity.
  • Other famous awardees are-MalalaYousafzai (2015) and Dikembe Mutombo (2016).

About the McCain Institute:

  • The McCain insititute was founded in 2012
  • Its leader is Kurt Volker.
  • The institute located in Washington D.C.

Question:

Q. Which IPS officer, who headed the investigation team of the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, has been conferred with the 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership?
a. Sandhya Sharma
b. Chhaya Sharma
c. Pooja Sharma
d. Vidya Sharma
Chhaya Sharma conferred with McCain Institute Award 2019 Chhaya Sharma conferred with McCain Institute Award 2019 Reviewed by Neha on May 13, 2019 Rating: 5

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