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Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

To give effect to the Article 17 of the Indian Constitution – Abolition of Untouchability, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 was enacted.  The act aims at preventing atrocities against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. It intends to free Indian society from blind and irrational adherence to traditional beliefs and to… Continue reading Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

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This Day in History – Mar 24

Cabinet Mission arrived in India What happened? The Cabinet Mission formed by the British government to resolve the constitutional deadlock between the Indian political leaders regarding the transfer of power, arrived in India on March 24, 1946. Background The Cabinet Mission was formed at the initiative of the British Prime Minister Clement Atlee. It was… Continue reading This Day in History – Mar 24