Sahyog Mahila Mandal And Anr. vs State Of Gujarat And Ors.
Published By : NLRD | Publish Date : 18 Mar, 2004
two petitions were filed which by the petitioner, Sahyog Mahila Mandal raising common questions seeking to challenge the provisions of Sections 7(1)(b), 14 and 15 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 on the ground that they violate the fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India. According to the petioner, 'Chakla Bazaar' is a part of the city of Surat and a prostitution centre. Women in this area have migrated from all over the country. It was the allegation that the police has been taking advantage of extension of city limits to use the law for their own means. Several atrocities have been committed on the women thereby violating their rights.
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