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Assertion

Dalit rights activist Manisha Devi receives Ambedkar award for courageous struggle

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  September 9, 2014.  Manisha Devi, a 28-year-old Dalit activist from Haryana, was honored with the Ambedkar Award 2014 in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh yesterday. The award consists of Rs 50,000 and a memento. Manisha has been a fiery and courageous activist for her family, the community, and the nation. She is the state coordinator …

Features

Rape has been the favourite weapon of the dominant castes: Paul Divakar

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  Ravi Chandran Paul Divakar, of National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR), talked to Ravi Chandran of Dalit Camera: Through Un-touchable Eyes in Hyderabad recently. The first part of the excerpts of the interview are produced below:     Dalit Camera: Sir, could you speak about the recent spate of rapes, in Haryana? {youtube}IBk21b0cGbc{/youtube} …

Atrocities

Fact Finding Report: Gang Rape of Dalit Girl in Dabra, Haryana

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Fact Finding Report: Gang Rape of Dalit Girl by Dominant Caste Youth and Suicide of Girl’s Father (Dabra Village, Hisar, Haryana) That the Hindus most often succeed in pulling down Untouchables is largely due to many causes. The Hindu has the Police and the Magistracy on his side. In a quarrel between the Untouchables and …

Policy

Growth without Inclusion- At Whose Cost?

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Union Budget 2012-13 Response from Dalits and Tribals Dalit Arthik Adhikar Andolan/NCDHR* The Total Plan Expenditure of Union Budget 2012-13 BE is Rs.3,99,011 cr. For Special Component Plan (SCP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) Rs. 37113.03 cr. and Rs.21710.11 cr has been allocated which is altogether 9.3% (SCP) and 5.4% (TSP) as compared to the legitimate allocation of …

Atrocities

Another Gohana: Dalit Bastis ransacked in Salwan village of Karnal

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(Based on a Fact Finding report first posted in the Google group NCDHR, in March 2007) A Fact Finding Team of Human Rights Defenders and Social Activists from National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights was formed with a mandate to Investigate into the reports of Salwan village of Karnal district, carried in several news papers and electronic Media …

Atrocities

Mirchpur Carnage Against Dalits

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Fact-Finding Report Of Mirchpur Carnage Against Dalits On 21 April 2010 That the Hindus most often succeed in pulling down Untouchables is largely due to many causes. The Hindu has the Police and the Magistracy on his side. In a quarrel between the Untouchables and the Hindus the Untouchables will never get protection from the Police or justice …