According to her, as punishment, she and 20 other Dalit students were insulted, faced casteist slurs, were barred from offering prayers, and kept locked in the school for five hours.
Battle for EBC, Dalit votes and prestige for Lalu the father, Nitish in Nalanda, and Paswan in Hajipur
Reacting to VK Singh and Kiren Rijiju’s remarks, Rajnath Singh said one should ensure that there is no possibility of their statements being interpreted in the wrong sense.
Sources said the magistrate has sealed Rekha’s statement and will be submitting it in court as part of the procedure.
BJP came to V K Singh’s defence saying the matter should not be blown out of proportion as he had already condemned the incident.
Three Dalit brothers were allegedly thrashed by a mob on Monday after they objected to derogatory remarks against Dr Ambedkar in Virar’s M B Estate area.
The chief minister said that his government has set aside a budget for social justice and skill development to pursue Ambedkar’s path.
Moments after Modi’s motorcade left the venue, police withdrew the barricades that had blocked more than 10 roads. Within minutes, thousands rallied from different roads shouting slogans and waving flags.
From a mini solar plant to an e-commerce site for second-hand vouchers, a group of Dalits have turned into first-generation entrepreneurs, backed by a government VC fund.
In Tirunelveli, the Tamil Nadu district infamous for its cases of atrocities against lower castes, a 60-year-old rape victim fights, starting with the bid to restore her SC name
Slogan of ‘Sangh Shakti-Bhim Shakti’ echoes ahead of PM’s visit to lay stone for Ambedkar Memorial
Debates over affirmative action reflect the resilience of bastions of privilege.
Songs emphasise that Ambedkar’s dreams were fulfilled by the party.
The attack was over a long-pending dispute over the right of Dalits to take out a temple car procession on the main road of the village dominated by caste Hindu families.
The episode enraged the family of the muscle-man to such an extent that they severely beat the girl and threatened to kill her if she was spotted again at the hand pump.