Which Indian lawyer has been elected to United Nation’s International Law Commission?
Aniruddha Rajput, a practicising lawyer of India’s Supreme Court, has been elected to UN’s International Law Commission. He is India’s first time candidate to the Commission and a permanent representative to the UN Ambassador. Rajput is among the 34 individuals elected by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as members of the International Law Commission. The newly elected members will serve 5-year terms of office with the Geneva-based body, which will begin from January 2017. The members have been elected from five geographical groupings of African, Asia-Pacific, Eastern European, Latin American and Caribbean and Western European states.