Govt Law College conducts sensitization prog on SC/ST Act

Gangtok, 27 Apr:

Sikkim Government Law College, Burtuk, today conducted a day-long awareness programme on Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 at its college premises, a press release informs.

The programme was organised by SC/ST cell of Sikkim Government Law College, Burtuk.

Advocate, High Court of Sikkim, ‌Tashi Rapten Barfungpa highlighted the controversies surrounding the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court in its recent judgment dealing with SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

Assistant Professor, Dr Dilip Pandey introduced the Act and also highlighted the basic guidelines issued by the Apex Court.