Dalit youth alleges he was forced to eat human excreta
STAFF WRITER 13:0 HRS IST
Dindigul (TN), Jan 14 (PTI) In a shocking case of caste
discrimination, a dalit has alleged that he was forced to eat human
faeces by a group of 'high caste Christians' for walking with chappals
in their street in the district.
The dalit youth, in his complaint to Batalagundu police inspector,
said "a group of high caste Christians forced human faeces into my
mouth after beating me for walking with chappals in their street".
Sadayandi, who is from Indhira Nagar in Meikovilpatti in Dindigul
district, claimed the incident occurred on January 7 when a group of
more than 10 'caste christians' stopped him and asked if he was not
aware of the "order" that dalits should not walk with chappals in
their street. Then they asked him to remove his chappals and slapped
him with it, he said.
"One of them suggested that I should be fed human excreta.
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