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SC/ST Act: Supreme Court Amends Its 2018 Verdict On Govt's Plea

The Supreme Court recalled its direction in the March 20, 2018 verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act. A bench of justices Arun Mishra, M R Shah and B R Gavai said the struggle of SC/ST people for equality is still not over in the country. The apex court further said the Constitution provides for protection of SC/ST people under Article 15 but they still face social abuse and discrimination.

Updated : 01 October 2019, 05:04 PM