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Should Prisoners Be Entitled To Right To Vote?

Shaik Amiyaa Mubinn, SRM School of Law, SRMIST


This Article talks about how the prisoners unlike the other citizens are not provided with the same rights specially right to vote. If this is a situation only in India or if there are any other countries following the same. If there are any countries that provide for right to vote for its prisoners, is it restricted to certain conditions? The reasons behind why a prisoner should be provided with right to vote and reasons as to why he should not be provided with right to vote are discussed briefly. The suggestions as to how such an act can be implemented with proper care and increase in the police forces and security is also mentioned.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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