scorecardresearch
Monday, Feb 06, 2023
Advertisement

In Madhya Pradesh village, Dalits prevented from chanting ‘Jai Bhim’

In a complaint filed with SC/ST Police Station, one Ashok Ambaram Sonvania alleged that a group of Dalits who had gathered to chalk out a programme on Saint Ravidas Jayanti on January 3 were asked not to chant Jai Bhim.

Ujjain Police are looking for six persons who allegedly prevented a group of Dalit villagers from chanting “Jai Bhim”, a greeting used by followers of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, at Bodani village near Narvar town on Friday.

In a complaint filed with SC/ST Police Station, one Ashok Ambaram Sonvania alleged that a group of Dalits who had gathered to chalk out a programme on Saint Ravidas Jayanti on January 3 were asked not to chant Jai Bhim.

When the Dalits did not yield, the villagers attacked them with bricks causing injuries to two persons, the complaint alleged. The SC/ST Police Station lodged a case under IPC sections related to causing hurt, criminal intimidation and hurling obscenities and also under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against six persons.

DSP (SC/ST) Arvind Tambe said he went to the village to record statements but the accused are at large.

Subscriber Only Stories
In Jharkhand district, block-level clubs help elderly deal with loneliness
Kerala has a drug problem: 300% jump in cases over six years; arrests inc...
Andhra’s Guaranteed Pension Scheme model catches the attention of Centre
Not IT Dept’s job to persuade someone to save money… younger lot fa...

First published on: 29-01-2018 at 02:05 IST
Next Story

Hindu Yuva Vahini leader booked for communal remarks at Republic Day event

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
close