Looking Back at Legislation in 2019: An EPW Quiz

A number of legislations and judgments crucial to the socio-political fabric of the country were passed in 2019. The landmark events were the abrogation of Article 370 and the declaration of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh as union territories, the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which provides refugees Indian citizenship on the basis of their religion,  and the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Ayodhya dispute, which mandated that the land where the Babri Masjid once stood be handed over to a trust to ensure the construction of a Hindu temple. Fears over the erosion of civil liberties have been on the rise over the last few years.

The freedoms we enjoy as citizens are guaranteed and protected by law. Take our quiz to find out more about some of the important legal developments from 2019. 





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