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Owaisi sends Private member’s bill notice against mob lynching

New Delhi: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and Lok Sabha MP from Hyderabad Asaduddin Owaisi sent private members’ Bill  notice to fight incidents of mob violence. The Lok Sabha MP on July 18 tweeted that he has given notice to introduce the Mob Violence (Prevention and Punishment) Bill, 2017. I have given notice Lok Sabha introduce as Private Members bill on Mob Violence (Prevention & Punishment)Bill 2017 pic.twitter.com/Ie6oMWokC7 — Asaduddin Owaisi (@asadowaisi) July 17, 2017 As reported by the Hindu, “The Bill criminalises the act of mob violence as…

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Public Lynching: A new gift for India

“Lynching is an extrajudicial punishment by an informal group. It is most often used to characterize informal public executions by a mob in order to punish an alleged transgressor, or to intimidate a group.” Amy Wood wrote in her book “Rough Justice: Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947”. This practice has a long history, but the term “lynching” originated in American Civil War in the late 1800s. In today’s India, lynching is becoming a daily affair. People are taking law into their own hands and this unlawful practice needs to be…

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