Manjula Shetye and the Horrific State of Indian Prisons

Following the death of Manjula Shetye in Mumbai's Byculla Prison and allegations of special facilities being provided by prison administration to AIADMK's V Sasikala in Bengaluru, the inequality within and poor state of India's prisons has come to the fore once again. 

This article highlights how poor oversight, monitoring and accountability have riddled India's prison system with myriad problems and gaps such as a lack of even basic facilities for prisoners, pointing to an urgent need for reforms. Read More