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

Shruti Mahajan September 18 2019
SC ST Act

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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