Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Act, 1989

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Act, 1989

Introduction The Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, also known as the Prevention of Atrocities act, 1989 (hereafter referred to as the POA), is constructed to prevent and prohibit discrimination and atrocities against the scheduled caste and scheduled tribes. The Indian Parliament enacted the POA in September 1989, which focuses on the …

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