Inside Haryana Prisons

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December 2017 - May 2018


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This report was commissioned by HALSA and assigned to CHRI in compliance with an order passed by the Supreme Court in Re: Inhuman Conditions in 1382 Prisons (hereinafter referred to as ‘Re Inhuman case’)4where the court directed all State Legal Services Authorities (SLSAs) to conduct studies on prison conditions.


Research Report

The report is based on a study conducted by CHRI’s team of all these prisons and interviews with 475 prisoners conducted between December 2017 and May 2018. Our team also interacted with prison officers and representatives of legal services institutions to better understand the complexities of the prison system.