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  The Author of this blog is  Animesh Panda,  student of 4th year, BA LLB (H), Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujrat  Introduction The prison system in India is still regulated by the archaic Prison Act of 1894. The correctional system of any country reflects the attitude of public towards criminals which is deeply rooted in history and tradition. From the earliest time India had a very well defined prison system. Kautilya’s Arthashastra recommended that separate accommodation for men and women should be made and prisons should be constructed by the road side so that monotony of prison life is reduced to a considerable extent. In Mughal period the punishments like death sentence, mutilation, whipping, flogging and branding etc. were given which were based on the deterrent principle also the prisoners were subject to inhuman treatment with draconic prisons. The British tried to improve the conditions of Indian prisons and prisoners. In 1836, a committee named Prison Enq


  The Author of this blog is  M Mohanapriya,  student of 2nd year, BA LLB (H), Chennai Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Pudupakkam  INJUSTICE ANYWHERE IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE’                                    -KING MARTIN LUTHER Introduction The constitution of India, enacted in 1950, has been at cornerstone of India’s democracy.       The development of constitutionally guaranteed fundamental human rights in India were inspired by the England’s Bill of Rights, the United States Bill of Rights and France’s Declaration of Rights of Man [i] . Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Part III of the Constitution of India guarantees civil liberties such that all Indians can lead their lives in peace and harmony. The Fundamental Rights are guaranteed by the Constitution to all persons without any discrimination. They facilitate the establishment of rule of law in the country, strengthen the secular fabric of the Indian State, lay down the foundation stone of social equality &am