Since decades gender and caste discriminations are rampant in the country. Unless these two major issues were addressed, the very purpose of providing Constitutional Rights would be defeated, said senior advocate Bojja Tarakam here on Saturday.

He was talking on the sidelines of launch of “Tools of Justice Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution,” written by sociologist and Council for Social Development Director Kalpana Kannabiran. K.G.Kannabiran fought for human rights and there is lot of his imprint in this book. It is well documented and authenticated book, he said addressing the audience after releasing the book.

The book release programme was organised by Asmita Resource Centre for Women at Administrative Staff College of India.

National Statistical Commission Chairman R. Radhakrishna said the book was very logical and closer to reality and . discusses various grounds of discrimination.