The violent aftermath

The violent aftermath


The court must re-examine the SC/ST Act verdict, but in an atmosphere of calm

Two factors: Keeping a balance

There are two disparate factors at play

  • Protecting the innocent against harassment and misuse of a law
  • Faithfully preserving the letter and spirit of a piece of legislation aimed at upholding the rights and dignity of the historically oppressed classes

Conducive environment needed    

  • Given the mood of anger and discontent, it is both pragmatic and necessary for the entire question to be re-examined by the court
  • The first requirement for this is a conducive atmosphere for such a hearing.
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