Supreme Court bench of Justices KM Joseph and BV Nagarathna to hear Bilkis Bano plea against release of 11 convicts

The matter had earlier come up before a bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and Bela Trivedi when the latter chose to recuse from the case.
Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna
Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna

The Supreme Court has constituted a new bench to hear the petition filed by Gujarat riots gangrape survivor, Bilkis Bano challenging the decision of the Gujarat government to grant remission to 11 convicts who had gangraped her and murdered her family members during the 2002 Godhra riots.

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