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State outlaws social boycott

Declaring social boycott a crime, Maharashtra has become the first Indian state to introduce judicial legislation aimed at preventing extra-judicial courts and caste panchayats from committing atrocities, according to reports. After President Pranab Mukherjee cleared the legislation, the Maharashtra government published the Maharashtra Prohibition of People from Social Boycott (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal) Act, which […]

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