Causes for Delinquency and Government Measures on Rehabilitation Centers

  • S Bhavana Sagar and C. Ravi Tej
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  • S Bhavana Sagar

    Student at Alliance school of law, Alliance University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

  • C. Ravi Tej

    Student at Alliance School of Law, Alliance University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

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This Paper talks about the juvenile crimes existing in India. It says the law established by the legislation to control the rate of criminal activities is not up to that extent and needs to be controlled. Juvenile delinquency is a serious offence which have recently increased and brought up as a major threat in the society. In our country it is a social order to protect our children form such harmful acts against juvenile crimes. There is an increasing trend in juvenile crimes world over, with involvement of more and more youth in violent and harmful crimes. Our country also shows similar trends of increasing rate of violent crimes committed by the juveniles. It is a serious concern for the nation as the problem needs to be sought carefully. Solution to such problems has to be framed to put an endor at least attempt to reduce the number of crimes. Our Indian legal system including the judiciary has responded to such trends and has brought few amendments in the laws pertaining to the juvenile justice in our country. This paper also aims at looking at the causes and reasons of juvenile delinquency and the explanations given by the jurists and scholars from different fields to explain and interpret the problem. The analysis of statistical data which is available at official sites depicts and indicates increasing involvement of the juveniles in heinous crimes. In order to restore and contain the problem of juvenile delinquency in India, the act relating to Juvenile Delinquency has been amended and recently trial of juveniles involved in heinous crimes are being held as adults.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 4349 - 4360


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