India's highest court: "untouchability" is unconstitutional

By J VENKATESAN , 27 March 2017
Members of India's "untouchables" caste (Photo credit:
Members of India's "untouchables" caste (Photo credit:
No “people or community should be insulted or looked down upon, and nobody’s feelings should be hurt”, the Supreme Court observed in a ruling on Friday. The top court quashed an order by the Patna high court granting anticipatory bail to Omkarjit Singh Ahluwalia and two others in a case of insult...
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