Supreme Court orders all courts not to mention caste, religion of litigants in case papers

"We see no reason for mentioning the caste/religion of any litigant either before this Court or the courts below. Such a practice is to be shunned and must be ceased forthwith," the Court said.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently passed a general order directing its registry, all High Courts and subordinate courts to stop the practice of mentioning the caste or religion of litigants in case papers.

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