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Fact Finding Mission "Two Dalit Families severely beaten up and forced to leave the village in Orrisa".

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The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) has received information that two Dalit families were forced to flee their village in Puri District , in India.

The Case Brief

Dalits were refrained  from  taking  part in  temple rituals as part of the festival  and  made  to remove and clean  dead animals  in eth village 

of Berua under Brahmagiri police station in Puri district.


The difference of opinion led to clashes and dominant caste people beaten up and forced two Dalit families to leave the village. District administration failed to send back them to the village.

Now Dalits are  on an  indefinite Dharna( agitation) in front of District Collector office. Till now Police has not registered an FIR .

 The news appeared in “The Times of India”  daily dated 4th June 2007

National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) has taken  up the  case  and organized a  fact finding .


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