Palita: Journal of Social Religion Research strongly opposes the practice of duplicate publication or any type of plagiarism. We strongly recommend all the authors to use plagiarism checker applications such as Turnitin to carefully check the originality of their articles.
PALITA aims to publish original high-quality research work. Submission of a manuscript to this journal indicates that the manuscript has not been published anywhere or not been submitted elsewhere for publication. If author(s) are using any part of a published paper (in English or any other language), they should give a proper reference or in any case, if required they should get permission from the previous publisher or copyright holder (whichever is suitable).
As defined by the ORI (Office of Research Integrity), plagiarism can include, "theft or misappropriation of intellectual property and the substantial unattributed textual copying of another's work"
Plagiarized manuscripts would not be considered for publication. If plagiarism is found in any published paper after an internal investigation, a letter would be immediately sent to all the authors, their affiliated institutes and funding agency, if applied and subsequently the paper will be retracted.