28% drop in death sentences by trial courts in 2023: Project 39A report on Death Penalty in India

There was only one confirmation of a death sentence by a High Court in 2023, while the Supreme Court did not uphold any death penalty last year.
 Death Penalty in India: 2023 Report
Death Penalty in India: 2023 Report

The number of death sentences imposed by trial courts across India in 2023 dropped by 28% as compared to the previous year, a statistical report on the death penalty by National Law University Delhi's Project 39A reveals.

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