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Sep 28 2018 (SC)

Indian Young Lawyers Association Vs. The State of Kerala

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... to note that the provisions of article 17 were enforced by means of the protection of civil rights act 1955 [earlier known as the untouchability (offences) act].. clauses (a) and (b) of section 3 penalise the act of preventing any person from entering a place of public worship and from worshiping or offering prayers in such a place. section 3 reads thus: section 3 - punishment for enforcing religious disabilities: whoever on the ground of "untouchability" prevents any person ..... (a) from entering any place of public worship which is open to other persons professing the same religion of any section thereof, as such ..... person; or (b) from worshipping or offering prayers or performing any religious service in any place of public worship .....

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Dec 15 2016 (SC)

National Campaign on D.H. Rights and Ors. Vs. Union of India and Ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... parliament enacted the untouchability (offences) act, 1955. sections 3 to 7 of the said act prescribed punishments for enforcing religious, social and any other kind of disabilities on the ground of untouchability. there were several complaints from various quarters of the society about the lacunas and loopholes in the said act. several amendments were made to the said act which was rechristened as the protection of civil rights act, 1955 . in spite of a major overhaul ..... , it was noticed that the protection of civil rights act, 1955 and the ..... were not covered by the indian penal code or the protection of civil rights act, 1955. the act also provides protection to the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes for various atrocities affecting social disabilities, properties, malicious prosecution, political rights and economic exploitation. the act also provides for enhanced punishment for commission of offences against the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. the minimum punishment for neglect of duties committed by a public servant .....

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Sep 13 1994 (HC)

Vikram Anand Vs. Rakesh Singha

Court : Himachal Pradesh

Reported in : AIR1995HP130

..... preaching and practice of 'untouchability' and for the enforcement ofany disability arising there from; or (c) section 11 (offence of importing or exporting prohibited goods) of the customs ..... ) or sub-section (3) of section 505 (offence of making statement creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes or offence relating to such statement in any place of worship or in any assembly engaged in the performance of religious worship or religious ceremonies) of the indian penal code (45 of 1860), or (b)the protection of civil rights act, 1955 (22 of 1955), which provides for punishment for the ..... which he has been awarded sentence of imprisonment for not less than two years, as such the disqualification as provided under sub-section (3) of section 8 of the act continues. in order to attract disqualification under sub-section (3) of section 8 of the act, the execution of the order of conviction and sentence of imprisonment or any part thereof is not required. what is necessary is .....

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Aug 27 2014 (SC)

Manoj Narula Vs. Union of India

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... preaching and practice of untouchability , and for the enforcement of any disability arising therefrom; or (c) section 11 (offence of importing or exporting prohibited goods) of the customs ..... ) or sub-section (3) of section 505 (offence of making statement creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes or offence relating to such statement in any place of worship or in any assembly engaged in the performance of religious worship or religious ceremonies) of the indian penal code (45 of 1860); or (b) the protection of civil rights act, 1955 (22 of 1955), which provides for punishment for the ..... a further period of six years since his release. (4) held unconstitutional in lily thomas v. union of india, (2013) 7 scc653notwithstanding anything in sub-section (1), sub-section (2) or sub- section (3) a disqualification under either sub-section shall not, in the case of a person who on the date of the conviction is a member of parliament or the legislature of a .....

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Sep 25 2018 (SC)

Public Interest Foundation Vs. Union of India

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... the preaching and practice of "untouchability?, and for the enforcement of any disability arising therefrom; or for punishment for (c) section 11 (offence of importing or exporting prohibited goods) of the customs ..... sub- section (2) or sub-section (3) of section 505 (offence of making statement creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes or offence relating to such statement in any place of worship or in any assembly engaged in the performance of religious worship or religious ceremonies) of the indian penal code (45 of 1860); or 16 (b) the protection of civil rights act, 1955 (22 of 1955), which provides ..... date of such conviction and shall continue to be disqualified for a further period of six years since his release. (4) notwithstanding anything in sub-section (1), sub- section (2) and sub-section (3) a disqualification under either sub-section shall not, in the case of a person who on the date of the conviction is a member of parliament or the legislature of a .....

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Jul 10 2013 (SC)

Lily Thomas Vs. Union of India and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... for the preaching and practice of ".untouchability"., and for the enforcement of any disability arising therefrom; or (c) section 11 (offence of importing or exporting prohibited goods) ..... section (3) of section 505 (offence of making statement creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes or offence relating to such statement in any place of worship or in any assembly engaged in the performance of religious worship or religious ceremonies) of the indian penal code (45 of 1860); or (b) the protection of civil rights act, 1955 (22 of 1955) which provides for punishment ..... was raised by the respondents that the appellant was disqualified from contesting the election to the legislative assembly under sub-section (3) of section 8 of the act as he had been convicted for an offence punishable under sections 366 and 376 of the indian penal code and it was held by the three-judge bench that as the ..... of conviction and the disqualification was to continue for the specific period mentioned in the sub-section. however, sub-section (4) of section 8 of the act provides that notwithstanding anything in sub-section (1), sub-section (2) or sub-section (3) in section 8 of the act, a disqualification under either subsection shall not, in the case of a person who on .....

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Dec 19 2002 (SC)

Shaligram Shrivastava Vs. Naresh Singh Patel

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2003SC2128; (2003)2SCC176; [2002]SUPP5SCR585; 2003(1)LC442(SC)

..... the preaching and practice of 'untouchability', and for the enforcement of any disability arising therefrom; or(c) section 11 (offence of importing or exporting prohibited goods) or the customs ..... ill will between classes or offence relatingto such statement in any place of worship or in any assembly engaged in the performance of religious worship or religious ceremonies) or the indian penal code (45 of 1860), or(b) the protection of civil rights act, 1955 (22 of 1955), which provides for punishment for ..... (offence of undue influence or personation at an election) or sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of section 376 or section 376a or section 376b or section 376c or section 376d (offences relating torape) or section 498a (offence of cruelty towards a woman by husband or relative of a husband) or sub-section(2) or sub-section (3) of section 505 (offence of making statement creating or promoting enmity, hearted or .....

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Sep 26 2018 (SC)

Lok Prahari Vs. Election Commission of India

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... for the preaching and practice of untouchability , and for the enforcement of any disability arising therefrom; or (c) section 11 (offence of importing or exporting prohibited goods) ..... promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes or offence relating to such statement in any place of worship or in any assembly 4 engaged in the performance of religious worship or religious ceremonies) of the indian penal code (45 of 1860); or (b) the protection of civil rights act, 1955 (22 of 1955), which provides for punishment ..... the appellant was disqualified that 7 (2007) 1 scc6738 (1996) 5 scc3299 (2001) 6 scc58410(2003) 12 scc43212 section (3) of section 8 of the act as he had been convicted for an offence punishable under sections 366 and 376 of the penal code and it was held by the three-judge bench that as the high court for ..... or personation at an election) or sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of section 376 or section 376a or section 376b or section 376c or section 376d (offences relating to rape) or section 498a (offence of cruelty towards a woman by husband or relative of a husband) or sub-section (2) or sub-section (3) of section 505 (offence of making statement creating or .....

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Apr 17 1980 (HC)

Laxman Jayaram Shant Vs. the State of Maharashtra

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : (1981)83BOMLR15; 1981CriLJ387; 1980MhLJ833

..... protection of civil rights act, 1955 states :'an act to prescribe punishment for the preaching and practice of 'untouchability', for the enforcement of any disability arising therefrom and for matters connected therewith.'from this preamble of the act, it is clear that the act is intended to prescribe punishment for preaching and practice of untouchability. s. 3 of the said act prescribes punishment for enforcing religious disabilities s. 4 of the said act provides punishment for enforcing social disabilities s. 5 contemplates punishment ..... for refusing to admit persons to hospitals, etc. and s. 5 contemplates punishment for refusing to admit persons to hospitals, etc. and s. 6 provides punishment for refusing to sell goods or render services on the ground of untouchability. it may be stated here that the provisions of sections 3 ..... , 4, 5 and 6 provide punishment for enforcing religious, social, cultural and professional disabilities on the ground of 'untouchability'. however, s. 7 provides punishment for other offences arising out of 'untouchability'. on careful consideration of the various clauses of the said s. 7 of .....

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Dec 04 1995 (HC)

N. Adithayan Vs. the Travancore Devaswom Board and ors.

Court : Kerala

Reported in : AIR1996Ker169

..... of civil rights act (act 22 of 1955)'. it defines 'a place of public workship' as a place used for public religious worship or used generally by persons professing any religion 'for the performance of any religious service or for offering prayers therein'. section 3 of the said act is the penal provision ..... article 17 that parliament passed the enactment 'the protection ..... further proceeds to state that 'the enforcement of any disability arising out of untouchability shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law'. the word 'untouchability' has not been defined, but it unmistakably refers to the despicable obsolete attitude practised towards persons belonging to 'lower' castes in the pre-constitution india, particularly to harijans. it was in enforcement of the constitutional emphasis embedded in .....

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