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Protest in front of the residence of Selja Kumari, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment on 28 August,2013.

by ragini — last modified 2013-08-30 14:23

All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch and various other student organisations, SAVARI, National Dalit Watch, representatives from Jagori protested in front of the residence of Selja Kumari, Union Minister for Social Jusice & Empowerment today (28 August). Ms Kumari Selja has agreed to meet a delegation of the activists

 tomorrow at 10 pm.Protest in front of the residence of Selja Kumari, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment on 28 August,2013.

Meanwhile, a fact finding team from Delhi including Vrinda Grover (Advocate) Asha Kowtal (Secretary, AIDMAM), Jenny Rowena (SAVARI), Kalyani Menon Sen, Nisha Kumari, Kavita Krishnan, journalists from Tehelka, CNN IBN, The Hindu, Times of India, Dainik Jaagran will visit Jind tomorrow. They will visit the family in the village, the SP. DC and other officials.

Protest in front of the residence of Selja Kumari, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment on 28 August,2013.

Demands

To conclude, here are the demands that have been put forward by the family of the raped and murdered girl and the many groups and organizations that are protesting this brutal atrocity on the young dalit woman.

1. Transfer the case to CBI.
2. Proper investigation and immediate arrests of culprits.
3. Invoke the relevant sections of SC/ST PoA Act.
4. Immediate legal aid and support be given to the family
5. Remove the false cases on the protesters and immediate release of the four boys who have been arrested
6. Take action against the police who beat up the protesters and the official who kicked the body of the raped and murdered victim.
7. Constitute a special enquiry team to prepare a report on the status of all the rape cases that have been reported in Haryana in the past one year.
8. Union Minister should call for a Round Table discussion with all the concerned officials from Haryana and review the situation.
9. All the national human rights institutions ( NHRC, NCW, NCSC ) should have a joint meeting to discuss the recent crimes against Dalit women in Haryana and release a plan of action to address these issues.

For more detailed on this click here http://www.dalitweb.org/?p=2078

 

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