Rights of prisoners: Development in India

Author: Aishwarya Moitra from School of Law, Sharda University, Knowledge Park III, Greater Noida.

A prisoner is a person who faces deprivation of liberty against his/her will. It can be by detainment, servitude, or by coercive restriction. Prisoners are equipped with rights to some degree as a person when they are in prison, and these fundamental rights cannot be taken…