Legislation

Teeth for an Act

Print edition : January 22, 2016

D. Raja of the Communist Party of India addressing the National Convention for Strengthening S.C./S.T. (PoA) Act, in September 2009 in New Delhi. Photo: V.V. Krishnan

At a rally by the All India Confederation of S.C./S.T. Organisations demanding reservation in private sector and promotions, in New Delhi in 2013. Photo: Monica Tiwari

The long-pending amendments to the S.C. and S.T. (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which expand the range of offences committed against them, is finally passed in the Rajya Sabha.
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