Supreme court upholds SC/ST Amendment Act

Last Modified Monday, 10 February 2020 (12:14 IST)
New Delhi:The on Monday upheld the validity of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) of 2018.
The act was enacted to nullify the effects of the March 20, 2018 judgment of the court which had diluted the provisions of the Act. In its judgement, a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra, said, "Unless the SC/ST Act is enforced in true letter and spirit, dream of establishing a class-less society would remain a mirage."  The Apex Court was hearing the petitions seeking modification of the Apex court's earlier order. (UNI)