Wednesday, December 16, 2009

[ZESTCaste] HC to SC panel: Is use of word Dalit derogatory?,prtpage-1.cms

HC to SC panel: Is use of word Dalit derogatory?
TNN 16 December 2009, 05:25am IST

LUCKNOW: The High Court has asked the National Commission for
Scheduled Castes as to whether use of the word 'Dalit' is derogatory
and hence should be stopped by the state and Central governments in
their use.

A bench of Justice DP Singh and Justice Anil Kumar issued notice to
the commission seeking its reply and also directed the Central and
state governments for filing their response over the issue. It posted
the matter to he heard in the third week of January.


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