SC/ST Act: "Has untouchability really been abolished?", SC reserves order in review petition

Shruti Mahajan September 18 2019

While reserving orders in the review petition against its judgment on the SC/ST Act, the Supreme Court today asked in open court if untouchability as a practice has really been abolished.

"Untouchability was abolished in law but this is a question to everyone, do you even shake hands with manual scavengers?", Justice Arun Mishra asked today while hearing the case concerning provisions of the SC/ST Act.


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