Minorities

Communal bias

Print edition : January 08, 2016

Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis make up more than half of India's jail population. Undertrials belonging to the minority community are labelled as anti-nationals and persecuted. Photo: Rajendra Singh Hajeri

Inmates of the Tihar Jail, in Delhi, working in a leather-manufacturing unit, which manufactures shoes for a leading private school and other organisations. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

Prison administrations flout every rule in the book, especially when the prisoners happen to be from the minority community.
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