Rally demands justice for B’garh Dalit boy

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Rally demands justice for B’garh Dalit boy

Thursday, 16 September 2021 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

Demanding speedy justice to the victim Dalit boy in Kudula in Bargarh, a rally was held at PMG Square here on Wednesday by SC, ST, OBC and Minorities Joint Action Committee, Odisha. Hundreds of people from across the State participated in the rally and submitted a memorandum to the Government protesting against the atrocities against these communities.The organisation alleged that when the Dalit boy eloped with an willing girl from an upper caste, at the behest of the girl’s family, the boy was tortured and his house was vandalised.

They demanded arrest of all accused persons, an SIT inquiry, Rs 50-lakh compensation for victim’s family, legal action against officials involved, implementation of laws related to SC, ST and minorities and formation of a State Tribal and SC Advisory Board.The rally was led by former Union Minister Bhajaman Behera and Sangram Mallick.

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