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Your honour, please don’t push the SCs and STs back further!

When the atrocities against SCs and STs are on the rise, should the Act that is meant to prevent those atrocities be weakened – even if the argument for doing so is that the Act is being misused? Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd analyzes the ramifications of the Supreme Court's order

This article first appeared in English in the Indian Express and can be accessed here. We have published the Hindi translation with the author’s permission.

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About The Author

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd is a political theorist, author and activist. He has been a professor of Political Science at Osmania University, Hyderabad and director of the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad. He is the author of ‘Why I Am Not a Hindu’, ‘Buffalo Nationalism’ and ‘Post-Hindu India’ 

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