Archbishop Raphael Cheenath S.V.D. v. State of Orissa and Another (2016) 9 SCC 682

Category: Kandhamal Riots This Writ Petition was filed in public spirit highlighting the failure on part of the State of Orissa in deploying adequate police force to maintain law and order in Kandhamal District of Orisssa and in protecting its people during the assassination of Swami Laxmanananda Sawaswati and others by Maoists. The Supreme Court passed certain directions with regards to compensation to the victims of the Kandhamal riots.