The author, Gursimran Kaur Bakshi is a final year student at the National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi. The author is currently interning with the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre.
In 2007, the United Nation’s Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) urged the Government of India to repeal the Habitual Offenders Act and aim at the rehabilitation of these denotified tribes. The committee enumerated various examples of people of these tribes radically discriminated by the police and the society alike. (Rao, 2008) by Gursimran Kaur BakshiREAD MORE