"Ground reality needs to be altered": Supreme Court reserves judgment in PIL on caste discrimination in prisons

The Court highlighted the importance of altering what happens on the ground since instructions by States to not indulge in such practices are not always followed.
Prisons and Supreme Court
Prisons and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict in petition by a journalist claiming that prison manuals in several States encourage caste discrimination in jails [Sukanya Shantha vs Union of India and ors].

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