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Police lathi-charge protesting Dalits, bury Sankar’s body by force

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  Note compiled by Joshua Isaac Azad On 13.3.16, Sankar was murdered by a caste Hindu group for his inter caste marriage. His wife was seriously injured and now in stable condition in hospital. Sankar’s body was brought yesterday (14.3.16) to his native Komaralingam, Udumalaipettai from Coimbatore after post mortem. Dalits refused to bury his …


Attacks on Dalits in Kalappatti


Findings of the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Team that visited Kalapatti village, Tamil Nadu, in May 2004  1. Caste Discrimination and Untouchability practices Kalapatti is a village which is located in the Coimbatore district under the Kovilpalayam police station limits. It is 14 km from the Coimbatore-Avinashi road. This village consists of nearly 2000 families …