Anti-lynching law

Dodging duty

Print edition : August 18, 2017

Lynching victim Pehlu Khan's sons Irshad (second from right) and Arif (left), and other family members, at a public meeting on Agrarian Crisis, Cow Politics and Lynching in New Delhi on July 7. Photo: PTI

Shashi Tharoor (Congress), Tehseen Poonawalla (core member of MASUKA, or Maanav Suraksha Kanoon), Digvijay Singh (Congress) and Salman Khursheed (Congress) at a seminar on the issue of mob lynching and enactment of MASUKA law, in New Delhi on July 19. Photo: SHANKER CHAKRAVARTY

Instead of bringing in a strong law against lynching and other forms of violence by cow vigilantes, the Centre plays down the seriousness of the threat from them.
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