Hate Crimes: A Constitutional and Statutory Analysis of the Menace

  • Anju Pandey and Dhwaja Shrivastava
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  • Anju Pandey

    Assistant Professor at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India

  • Dhwaja Shrivastava

    Student at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India

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Abstract

India consists of people with diverse beliefs, customs, religion, caste etc. Everyone in India has rights and liberty to live and grow, prosper notwithstanding from the identity they belong to. However, over the period differences in the different groups are becoming apparent. This leads to hatred because of developed prejudices and results into hate crimes. This paper present the analysis of constitutional and other statutory provisions envisioned to form a socio-cultural environment based on the principle of unity in diversity. In addition, in order to see whether these norms governed our socio-cultural environment or not; this paper analyse the current conditions of hate crimes in India to identify the gap and to suggest corrective measures

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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 545 - 556

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112275

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