Supreme Judgement: ‘Caste atrocities’ should hold Govt. Officers responsible !
We, at Atrocitynews, think that yesterday’s Supreme Court Judgement is a welcome step. For the people of India its a caste relief ! Supreme court at last decided enough is enough. The act of calling by caste or insulting by caste or harassing by caste is an age-old is an inhuman practice sanctified by Vedic Brahmin Religion (Purush Sukta- Rig VEda) , later shrewdly metamorphosed/tagged as a Core of Hinduism by a few Nationalist Brahmins such as Tilak , Savarkar, Govalikar etc. Everything in Hinduism stands on ladder of castes not on merit. Caste proud Nationalist (Chit-pawans) easily protect the interests of their caste groups this or that way as more than 90% of Indian Top Beurocracy come from Upper catse backgrous. WHeress 98% of Indian ‘pervert’ Media belong to these elite caste groups mostly Brahmins. This turns out to be a bigger hurdle in making India a ‘Just society’. These goons have only catapulted the Dalit Executive but denigraded them in order to show they are superiors. Indian are still sleeping to the fact that why only Balakrishnas are tortured? Why only Dinakarns are digged at? Why Raja’s are cought? Why not Kalmadis, Dixits, Mahajans, Romesh Sharma, Sukh Ram, Rajiv Gandhi, Harshad Mehta and CJI’s Ranganath Mishra, M M Punchhi, A S Anand,G B Patnaik,V N Khare?
Since independance, the Local administration hardly takes serious efforts to curb such practices, nay they often take side of caste goons. Having realised the denger to democracy and to protect the interest of privilged few its in everybody’s good faith to curb caste virus. Otherwise Caste suffers can resort to bloody path for justice and join antidemocratic upheav;s ike Naxalism).
Talking tough on such inhuman practices, the apex court passed appropriate order to all state governments and UTs across the country to deal with it.
“We direct administrative and police officials to take strong measures to prevent such atrocious acts. If any such incidents happen, apart from instituting criminal proceedings against those responsible for such atrocities, the state government is directed to immediately suspend the District Magistrate/Collector and SSP/SPs of the district as well as other officials concerned and chargesheet them and proceed against them departmentally if they do not (1) prevent the incident if it has not already occurred but they have knowledge of it in advance, or (2) if it has occurred, they do not promptly apprehend the culprits and others involved and institute criminal proceedings against them, as in our opinion they will be deemed to be directly or indirectly accountable in this connection”, the bench said.
The SC passed the order while dismissing two appeals of the accused who had discriminated the complaints by using them the derogatory word ‘pallapayal’. The complainants belonged to Scheduled Castes in state of Tamil Nadu. The appellant accused were from the `servai’ caste, a backward caste in the state.
The bench in its judgement said, “the word `pallan’ no doubt denotes a specific caste, but it is also a word used in a derogatory sense to insult someone (just as in North India the word `chamar’ denotes a specific caste, but it is also used in a derogatory sense to insult someone). Even calling a person a `pallan’, if used with intent to insult a member of the Scheduled Caste, is in our opinion, an offence under Section 3(1)(x) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989”
To call a person as a `pallapayal’ in Tamil Nadu is even more insulting, and hence is even more an offence, court pointed out. The bench further said that in Tamil Nadu there is a caste called `parayan’ but the word ‘parayan’ is also used in a derogatory sense. The word `paraparayan’ is even more derogatory.
“In our opinion uses of the words ‘pallan’, ‘pallapayal’, ‘parayan’ or ‘paraparayan’ with intent to insult is highly objectionable and is also an offence under the SC/ST Act,” said justice Katju writing the judgement for the bench. The SC directed Tamil Nadu to deal with the practice of separate tumblers to serve tea and other drinks for Dalits and non-Dalits in tea shops and restaurants in many parts of the state.
“In our opinion, this is highly objectionable, and is an offence under the SC/ST Act, and hence those practising it must be criminally proceeded against and given harsh punishment if found guilty. All administrative and police officers will be accountable and departmentally proceeded against if, despite having knowledge of any such practice in the area under their jurisdiction they do not launch criminal proceedings against the culprits”, judges ordered.
The court ordered for the circulation of the copy of its judgement to all Chief Secretaries, Home Secretaries and Directors-General of Police in all States and Union Territories of India with the direction that it should be circulated to all officers up to the level of District Magistrates and SSP/SP for its compliance.
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