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Supreme Court to implement rights for Dalits

2022 Feb 01, 7:54, Kathmandu
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday issued an order to ensure rights for Dalits, fundamental rights, as stated in Article 40 of the Constitution of Nepal, to make short-term, mid-term, and long-term plans within three months.

A division bench of Justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Prakash Kumar Dhungana gave the order to effectively implement the plan by making important mechanisms within three months.

The Justices have also asked to review, reform, and strengthen the existing policies and laws in consultation with the stakeholders for the effective implementation of rights ensured by Article 24 and Article 40 of the Constitution of Nepal.

Advocate Prakash Nepali had filed a writ petition demanding provisions for equality, non-discrimination, equity, inclusion, right to participation, and social justice to the Dalit community and members of the community.


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