Sau Mein Pachees Haq Humara Campaign at Jantar Mantar- 8th Dec., Press Release
Press Release 8th December, 2013
As Delhi waited expectantly for the election results, SCs STs at Jantar Mantar raised their demand of “Sau Mein Pachees Haq Hamara” demanding to legislate SCP TSP
On the 4th Day of Indefinite Dharna to Demand “Central SCP-TSP Legislation” at Jantar Mantar, a daylong protest was organized to demand ST SC rights to budget. People coming from various states across the country raised slogans “Sau Mein Pachees Haq Hamara” and placed their demands through cultural expression like Folk Dance, revolutionary songs, drum beats & play. A team of 12 Dalit and Adivasi girls, mostly dropouts from Jana Vikas Cultural Centre, Kandhamal, Odisha performed Changu Dance with drum beat, Kalbelia Dance by Rajasthani Nomadic Tribes Group and play on girl child rights, caste discrimination and untouchability practices in society by team of Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan- Punjab. It was a day of celebrating cultural forms and expressions of the marginalised.