India all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed

India appears set to be elected to the United Nations's top human rights body in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years.

The 193-member UN General Assembly will elect new members on Friday to the UN Human Rights Council. The members are elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries need a minimum of 97 votes to get elected to the Council.

India will be vying for the seat in the Asia Pacific category. Along with India, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Fiji and the Philippines will also stake a claim in...

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By: DNA India - Friday, 12 October

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