Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
3. In the backdrop of recent Hyderabad encounter killing, present your arguments against the calls for immediate justice and discuss as to why they fail to address the larger problems of violence against women in the country. ( 250 Words)
Why this question:
The question is in the backdrop of the case of Brutal rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad and the subsequent death of the four accused in an encounter.
Key demand of the question:
One has to closely examine the nature of extra judicial action taken by the police and validate and examine its constitutionality.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
In short narrate the heinous incident that occurred in the State of Telangana.
Explain that the rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad had led to an outcry for speedy justice for the victim, with some demanding instantaneous retribution.
Members of the public were justifiably anguished that a gruesome crime such as this was even possible in the heart of a vibrant metropolis. It brought back memories of a similar and gruesome sexual assault on a young woman in Delhi in December 2012.
Discuss the dangers of retributive justice.
Conclude with need for a competent criminal justice system.