Preventive detention Current Affairs, GK & News
After a series of incidents where locals protested against the burial of COVID-19 victims, the Tamil Nadu government promulgated an ordinance which makes blocking such burials/ cremation a criminal offence. About the Incidents In April, the burials and cremations of several COVID-19 victims, including doctors, were blocked by locals due to fear of the virus’ ..
In light of several persons protesting against the burial or cremation of patients who had died of COVID-19, authorities in Tamil Nadu are to arrest such persons under the Goondas Act. About Goondas Act Goondas Act is a type of preventive detention law that was first enacted in 1923 in Bengal. The law is used ..
Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah was detained under the State’s Public Safety Act in the Jammu and Kashmir. How the law came into being? The Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act was introduced by Sheikh Abdullah (Farooq Abdullah’s father) in 1978. It was introduced to prevent timber smuggling, and keep the smugglers ..
Topics: Geography of Asia • Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir • Indian Muslims • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir conflict • Kashmiri people • Law • Law enforcement in India • National Security Act • Prevention • Preventive detention • Sheikh Abdullah