Centre to file Review Petition against SC judgment on SC/ST Protection Act today

Union Govt these days will file a critique petition in opposition to the Supreme Court docket judgment about the lawful clause of instant arrest and registration of alleged conditions beneath Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Avoidance of Atrocities) Act 1989.

“Review petition by the Govt in opposition to the SC judgment on SC/ST Defense Act shall be filed positively on tomorrow, Monday, April 2” Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted.

The opposition has been pressing the Centre to file a critique petition in opposition to the recent leading court docket ruling that diluted the provisions for instant arrest beneath the SC/ST Act.

 

Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Sunday claimed the Centre has determined to file a critique petition against Supreme Court’s final decision on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Avoidance of Atrocities) Act 1989 (SC/ST Act), contending it would not be in a position to offer justice to the suppressed.

“Supreme Court’s final decision on SC/ST Defense Act would not be in a position to offer justice to the suppressed people today, and those accused and deserving of punishment would be saved. Union government took cognizance of it, and the Legislation Ministry with our ministry, took the final decision that critique petition will be filed in opposition to the court’s final decision,” Gehlot advised ANI.

He also confident the minorities and the suppressed castes that their right would be safeguarded beneath the management of Key Minister Narendra Modi, and urged all teams that have termed for a Bharat Bandh on Monday, to support maintain peace and harmony in the state.

The nationwide Bandh has been termed in protest in opposition to the apex court’s March 20 ruling that diluted the provisions for instant arrest beneath the SC/ST Act.