Hyderabad: BLF hold protests against ‘dilution’ of SC/ST Act

Hyderabad: BLF hold protests against ‘dilution’ of SC/ST Act
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Hyderabad: Bahujan Left Front (BLF) held a protest demonstration on Monday in Hyderabad against the Supreme Court directive to the Centre to review Prevention of SC/ST Atrocities Act.

The organisation held placard demonstration near Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s statue on Tank Bund. They raised slogans demanding that the Centre file a review petition against the SC directive.

Seniors leaders from Left parties questioned the rationale behind claims of misuse of the Act at a time when the conviction rate was less than two percent.

Bahujan Left Front (BLF) Convener Majeedullah Khan expressed concern over the observations relating to misuse of the Act and the Apex Court’s suggestion against arrest and grant of anticipatory bail to the guilty.