The chief justice of India’s statement that the SC is keen on discouraging petitioners resorting to Article 32 has drawn criticism as it is one of the basic features of the Constitution. Perhaps he was alluding to the flood of petitions reaching Court when personal liberty is not taken seriously by High Courts.
In a laudable move by the centre, property cards have been distributed to those living in rural segments in order to deliver land ownership rights and allow them to use this as an asset for borrowing funds.
As the Covid-19 pandemic singes the land, there is another, more insidious, perverse act happening under its masked cover. The atrocities on the Dalits are rising at an alarming rate. Those disadvantaged from birth are now soft targets of upper caste terror.