Bombay HC directs Centre to decide if Media should be barred from using the word 'Dalit’ [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel June 9 2018
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The Bombay High Court has directed the Central government to consider directing the media to refrain from using the word Dalit when referring to members of Scheduled Castes.

An order to this effect was passed by the Nagpur Bench of the Court, while disposing of a PIL filed by one Lalitji Mesharam against the use of the word.

Appearing for the petitioner, Advocate SR Narnaware informed the Court that the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has . . .

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