ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Disregarding the Constitution and the Law

Legalising Defamation of Delinquent Borrowers

In their attempt to ensure speedy recovery of loans, banks in India have begun publishing photographs and details of defaulting borrowers. It has proven to be an effective method of putting social pressure on defaulting borrowers. However, it is argued that the act of publishing details and photographs of borrowers in public fora is not only extrajudicial, but that it fundamentally violates the rights of borrowers.



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