Against superstition

Outlawing superstitious beliefs in Kerala: A rational move

Print edition : August 16, 2019

Outside a house in Neyyattinkara on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram where a mother and daughter committed suicide reportedly because of harassment based on superstitious beliefs of close relatives. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Justice (retd) K.T. Thomas. Photo: C. Ratheesh Kumar

The Kerala State Law Reforms Commission has submitted to the government a draft Bill that seeks to curb harmful, fraudulent and exploitative practices associated with superstitious beliefs, but will a law based on it become a reality?
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