Of legislative apathy and abdication of constitutional duties: Why the J&K High Court decriminalised Beggary in the State

Of legislative apathy and abdication of constitutional duties: Why the J&K High Court decriminalised Beggary in the State

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday effectively decriminalised beggary in the region, ruling that the Jammu & Kashmir Prevention of Beggary Act, 1960 and the Jammu & Kashmir Prevention of Beggary Rules, 1964 were liable to be struck down as unconstitutional.

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