Caste discrimination in prisons: Supreme Court seeks response from Central government, States

Apart from the Central government, the governments of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Odisha, Jharkhand, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra have been asked to respond.
Prisons and Supreme Court
Prisons and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Union government and eleven States on a plea alleging that prison manuals in these States encourage caste-based discrimination between prisoners [Sukanya Shantha vs Union of India].

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