(G.N.S) Dt. 7 Kolkata The West Bengal (Prevention of Lynching) Bill, 2019 was passed with Left and Congress legislators joining the Treasury benches in supporting it in the assembly. A Bill to prevent and punish mob assaults and lynching. “Nodal officers” will be appointed to “monitor and coordinate prevention of lynching”. It proposes a jail term from three years to life for those involved in assaulting and injuring a person.
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