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Why we need public scrutiny for prison monitoring in India Who monitors prisons? With what degree of transparency?

Conditions inside the prisons in India remain hidden to the public at large. But landmark court judgments have often highlighted the deplorable conditions of the prisons and the maltreatment of prisoners by the staff. Can we as a society ignore the constitutional rights of the prisoners? Related: Does India uphold Prisoners’ Right to Health? “No…

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