Atrocities on rise in Uttar Pradesh

05Jun07

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from its local partner the People’s Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) in Uttar Pradesh (UP) regarding the alarming increase in the number of attacks against the members of the dalit community in the state. It is reported that after the defeat of the former administration led by Mr. Mulayam Singh Yadav in the state election, the Yadav community is showing tendencies of being impatient and violent against the dalits. The Yadav community is one among the backward castes within the caste structure; but this community has become powerful – economically and socially – and the sociologists in India now prefer to call this caste as intermediate caste rather backward caste. The following cases are some examples of violent repercussions of the Yadav community against dalits.

Continue reading click here



No Responses Yet to “Atrocities on rise in Uttar Pradesh”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: