MHA approves study to analyse phenomena of radicalisation | News – Times of India Videos

Nov 22, 2020, 09:46PM ISTSource: Times Now

The ministry of home affairs (MHA) has approved a study to analyse radicalisation in India, suggest practical solutions to remedy and/or prevent the problem and also indicate how the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act can be amended. The study ‘Status of Radicalisation in India: An Exploratory Study of Prevention and Remedies’ will be done under the leadership of GS Bajpai, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice who is also the Registrar of National Law University. According to Bajpai, the study will focus on the process of radicalisation, its actors, target youths and will be probably conducted in four states like Maharashtra, Assam, Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir where cases of radicalisation have been reported. Currently, there is no clear definition of radicalisation in the legal system. On the basis of the study’s findings, Bajpai said that changes in UAPA Act will be suggested to the government.

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