SC orders Gujarat govt to provide Rs. 50 lakh compensation, government job, and accommodation to Bilkis Bano

Murali Krishnan April 23 2019
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In a major order, the Supreme Court today directed the State of Gujarat to provide Rs. 50 lakh as compensation to Bilkis Bano, a rape victim in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

A Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna also directed the State to provide a government job and accommodation to Bano.

When the matter was heard in March, Bilkis Bano had

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