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 … Continue reading Prisoners Need Reform Not Punishment

Lessons From My Trip to Yerwada Central Jail

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