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India

  • Maithili PaiEmail author
  • Nupur Raut
Chapter
Part of the Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law book series (GSCL, volume 28)

Abstract

The right to equality and non-discrimination is being spoken about increasingly at a global level. At the same time, social stratification in one form or the other has existed in all societies. In this paper, the researchers seek to examine the Indian framework on antidiscrimination laws.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Supreme Court of IndiaNew DelhiIndia

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