Prisoners Need Reform Not Punishment

Our Father of Nation—Mahatma Gandhi—believed in reform not punishment and with this philosophy, Additional Director General (Prison) Bhushankumar Upadhyay and Jail Superintendent U.T. Pawar organized a workshop in the largest prison of South Asia—Yerwada Central Jail, Pune. When one commits a mistake in life, one has to pay a big cost for it. But it’s … Continue reading Prisoners Need Reform Not Punishment

Lessons From My Trip To Yerwada Central Jail

How many years you got? 25 years. What section? 302. Murder?! Yes. Why? Our family had been exploited since years. I took my revenge, and ended the chapter. Forever. This is one of the many conversations I had today during my visit to South Asia's biggest prison—Yerwada Central Jail. We had been given special permission … Continue reading Lessons From My Trip To Yerwada Central Jail