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The Handmaidens Of Justice

Three fierce lawyers take on the case of oppressed adivasis in Chattisgarh

The Handmaidens Of Justice
Devsharan Tiwari
The Handmaidens Of Justice
outlookindia.com
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Down By The Law

  • The local people have also seen ­exploitation in the form of land grab for a police academy
  • It is alleged that land for the Jungle Warfare College was acquired by similar intimidation

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They are referred to as the didis from Delhi, but only one of them is from the national capital, the other two are from Indore. Lawyers all, Shalini Ghera, Nikita and Isha Khandelwal have emerged as beacons of hope for the 2,000 locals held in four prisons in Bastar.

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