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quesIs calling someone scheduled caste a crime?

Is calling a person "scheduled caste" a crime?

  • ansYou can see the prevention of atrocities on SC/ST Act for reference.

    In case you use derogatory words for a SC/ST in a place which is at public view then it's an offence. The SC/ST can file a complaint or lodge an FIR in the police station regarding the incident.

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