Light of Article 21 continues to burn even for a prisoner: Uttarakhand High Court orders improvement in prison infra

The Court also constituted a committee headed by former Inspector General of Prisons, Telangana, to visit each jail in Uttarakhand and suggest measures and laws to be enacted for the benefit of prisoners.
prisoners in jail
prisoners in jail

The Uttarakhand High Court recently expressed its shock over the dismal state of prison infrastructure in the State and observed that inmates were being treated like subjects (Santosh Upadhyay and Anr v State of Uttarakhand and Anr).

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