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Jail reforms

topics Updated: May 24, 2016 16:00 IST

Human rights activists say jails should focus on reforming prisoners by improving conditions inside jails and establishing a more effective penal system. Once notorious for corruption, drug-related problems and prisoner abuse, the Tihar Jail is known to have brought in several reforms, with vocational training and painting among the rehabilitation programmes offered to inmates.

First Published: May 24, 2016 15:58 IST