Will result in slippery slope if courts are regarded as only organ to defend citizens' rights: Justice DY Chandrachud

"If we allow our local laws and institutions to be co-opted by forces of racism, casteism and discrimination, all social problems will have to be taken out of deliberative fora and placed before the court," he said.
Justice DY Chandrachud at the event
Justice DY Chandrachud at the event

Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud recently frowned upon a growing trend in the country where courts are used as the only line of defence to secure the rights of citizens.

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