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Madras High Court said that, while dealing with the issue involved in this public interest litigation, the following words of the South African anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela resonate in their mind – “No one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”.

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Supreme Court: A bench of SA Bobe, CJ and LN Rao, J has taken suo moto cognisance of overcrowding and infrastructure of prisons

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Bombay High Court: While addressing several important issues related to the deplorable condition of prison cells and absence of adequate number of

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Madras High Court: Addressing the issue of providing separate lock-ups for women prisoners complete with all the basic amenities, the division Bench