COVID-19: Prisons in Uttar Pradesh are overpopulated and understaffed

Prisons in Uttar Pradesh housed almost a quarter of India’s total inmate population in 2019. Delhi: The fear of COVID-19 spread in prisons is forcing Indian prisons to take necessary steps to avoid the formation of potential clusters, given that India’s occupancy rate is about 170 percent. This means that in a space earmarked for […]

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