Chennai: Six persons including two women were arrested for serving tea in separate glasses to Dalit customers.
“…if we have to become a political force, we need to take our population from 16 to 22 per cent,” said Manhji.
Sporadic violence and discrimination against Dalits have been reported from various parts of the district and the state.
Amir-ud-din, the principal of the madrasa, denies the woman’s allegation that she was forced to convert.
According to the Azamgarh police, the incident occurred Monday morning at Katauli Kala village under Deogaon police station area.
The victim taught Hindi and English at the madrasa for a salary of Rs 1,500.
BSP is the only party in UP that has consistently increased its tally in the last six elections, except for a decrease of two seats in 1998.
There are many who have named people they have rivalries with in the FIR.
Others said even those who live in rented accommodations owned by Dalits have moved out for the time being.
Mayawati said BJP leaders are visiting the bastis of Dalits and telling them they are Hindus to ‘mislead’ them and get their votes.
Schools in marginalised neighborhoods often have the poorest infrastructure and least trained teachers and many have fewer teachers than required, says the report.
He also attacked Meira Kumar for not initiating any development work in her constituency.
Mayawati said Odisha remained poor and backward for ages due to faulty policies of successive governments in the state and the Centre.
The 38 minority organisations include 13 political parties of minorities and the Dalits, and 25 social organisations.
Excerpts from Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s speech, delivered at a Youth Congress rally in Solapur, Maharashtra, on February 23.