Interpreting the Statues of Capital Punishment in the Light of Art 21 of the Law of our Land India

  • Kritika Mundra and Aditya Vikram Banka
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  • Kritika Mundra

    Student at Amity University, Kolkata, India

  • Aditya Vikram Banka

    Student at Amity University, Kolkata, India

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A Book titled “Control Theory of Delinquency” by Emile Durkheim pointed out that Punishment to criminals plays in important role in the maintenance of the society unanimity. Just like as India is developing the crime rate is also increasing. There are lots of legislations in India to stop & prevent crimes. The punishment for each and every crime must be severe so that it acts as a lesson for wrongdoers. There are several punishments available as per IPC, like Capital Punishment, Life Imprisonment, Imprisonment etc. Amongst which Capital Punishment is the most severe form of Punishment. This paper states about the status of Capital Punishment in India & also lays down an emphasis on Whether Capital Punishment is required for a severe offence like Rape. In this research paper the rarest of cases has also been explained. This article has a detailed view about the capital punishment in India and its interpretation.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 3, Page 52 - 61


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