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No Protection against Arrests

No Protection against Arrests A G Noorani The guarantee against illegal arrest and detention in the constitution has remained a dead-letter. The Indian citizen enjoys little protection against imprisonment at the sweet will of the regimes of the day in New Delhi and in the state capitals. And so benumbed have we become by the regular violation of the citizens' basic freedoms by their supposed protector, the state, that there is seldom any protest even from the civil liberties movement.

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