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- In the body, mention the Disha bill and Maharashtra cabinet decision about the death penalty.
- In the body, mention issues with harsher punishments, like- the reduced rate of conviction, deterring complainants, moving the focus away from plugging the gaps in justice delivery system etc. In the next part, mention various measures like removing the hurdles in registering a complaint, proper training to the police, fast track courts, timely compensation etc.
- Conclude by mentioning the importance of reforms on preliminary levels of justice delivery system instead of harsher punishments.