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Changing the Terms of the Discourse by Kumud Sharma

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An Open Letter to the Chief Justice of India

 

Open letter to focus judicial attention and public debate over the Supreme Court decision in Tukaram v. State of Maharashtra (1979) — Facts of the case in brief — Case of rape in police station- Acquittal of accused persons by trial court — Reversal of acquittal by the High Court — Reversal of High Court’s verdict stated — Decision severely criticised with detailed reasonings. Second and Third components of S. 375 IPC discussed — Nandini Satpathy’s case (1978) relied on — Plight of poor girls and women of India — Submission made — Appeal to the CJI to have the case re-heard by a Larger Bench or by a full court.

Your Lordship,

We, as Indian citizens and teachers of law, take the liberty of writing ...

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