Insights into Editorial: Disha Bill: What are the highlights of Andhra Pradesh’s new law?

Insights into Editorial: Disha Bill: What are the highlights of Andhra Pradesh’s new law? Context: Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill 2019 (Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law Amendment Act 2019) to award death sentences to convicts in rape cases within 21 days. The Disha Bill provides for awarding death sentence to criminals found …

Disha Bill

Topics Covered:Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Disha Bill What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the bill. For Mains: Significance and the need for the law, issues surrounding death sentence. Context: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly has passed the Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, 2019 (Andhra Pradesh Criminal …