ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Accessing Injustice: The Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008

The Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 moves Indian citizens with small claims, who live in rural areas, out of the adversarial system with its procedural guarantees. As a statute with limited procedural guarantees to adjudicate allegedly small claims, including those that implicate a plethora of social welfare legislations, this Act compromises the promises of the Constitution.



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