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Respect Civil Rights
The detention of Binayak Sen, a respected doctor and civil rights activist, by the Chhattisgarh government is a blot on our democracy. The Chhattisgarh police arrested him a year ago under the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Acts, 2005 on charges of aiding Maoist.
The police have charged Sen, winner of the 2008 Jonathan Mann award for global health and human rights instituted by the Global Health Council, of acting as a courier for Maoists. His appeal for bail has been turned down desnite appeals from many public OPEN APP rituals across the world, including 22 Nobel laureates. Clearly, the court and police are unwilling to consider his exemplary record as a health and civil rights activist in one of the most underdeveloped regions of the country.
The Chhattisgarh government's stance on the issue compromises its responsibility to the rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Every citizen has a right to speech and association and the government ought to protect these rights. Even if one assumes that Sen is sympathetic to Maoist ideology, as alleged by the police, he has a right to uphold his views unless proven to have violated the law in the process. He also has a right to a speedy and fair trial. Sen is held guilty by association and the goverment is unwilling to recognise its mistake despite pleas from all around.
The Chhattisgarh government has a hard task at hand, no doubt. Maoists are a powerful threat and have stretched the resources of the government.
Unfortunately, the government's policies to counter them are bad in law and practice. Security measures like Salwa Judum and harassment of political and civil rights activists have only eroded the credibility of the government. A strong civil society that vouchsafes political and economic rights is necessary to expose extremist ideologies like Maoism.
As India sets out to expand its influence in global affairs, its record on civil rights will increasingly be under scrutiny. No government can claim special powers and suspend civil rights like freedom of speech and association. Extremist political groups like Maoists don't thrive because of a liberal legal framework, but they certainly would benefit from its absence.
Sen's trial has now started after a year spent in prison. Scores of similar undertrials languishing in Indian jails fare worse. It just doesn't do any good to India's brand image as a country that protects civil rights. Democracy enhances India's soft power potential on the world stage. However, disregard for democratic rights will take the sheen off India's patchy but promising record as a liberal democracy.
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Hello everyone !
i am inspiration 1997 and this is my first article so as you all know i am a fresher here that 's why
i want to apologize in advance for my silly grammar mistakes i am writing this article so that you all get my point behind this article .so today my topic is Mentality
Today i saw a person who is closely related to me was just walking on the terrace and in India we use plastic wire to hang wet clothes on it so that person is walking on the terrace and a towel or a brassiere and a bed sheet was hanging on wire which come in between his evening walk so he decided to put them aside he is going to touch the brassiere and suddenly he put is hand back then he put towel aside so my confusion is that what is so horrible in that piece of cloth that he put his hand back and use towel to side all clothes .another incidence i remember is one day my father told me get all the clothes from terrace because it is not good if my younger brother bring all the clothes because according to him clothes include female undergarments as well and its a shame if a boy bring female clothes like seriously!! why is it so? if girls and females can touch and take care and wash male undergarments as well then why male is not allowed to just bring female garments from terrace and why men feels hesitate to touch female garment .here i dont want to talk about feminism and differentiation all i just want to say is that there is still a need to change a lot small things which we ignore in day to day life do not you all think so?