Bring ordinance to restore status quo of SC/ST Act: Dalit leaders to Centre

New Delhi: Leaders of various Dalit organisations on Thursday demanded that the Centre immediately bring an ordinance to restore the status quo of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
They also urged the Union government to include the Act in the Ninth Schedule of the Constitution.
The Ninth Schedule provides protection to legislations placed under it. A law placed under the Schedule is not open to judicial scrutiny.