Saturday, June 19, 2010

[ZESTCaste] Hooda sets up one-man panel to probe Mirchpur dalits' killing

Hooda sets up one-man panel to probe Mirchpur dalits' killing
TNN, Jun 19, 2010, 04.15am IST

CHANDIGARH: After Supreme Court's rap on Mirchpur, Haryana government
on Friday set up a one-man commission to probe caste-related violence
when a Dalit man and his physically-challenged daughter were burnt
alive after a group from Jat community torched their houses.

After the April 21 incident, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi
visited Haryana. Congress president Sonia Gandhi came down hard on
chief minister B S Hooda. The message was clear: atrocities were

The commission will inquire into the circumstances leading to death of
Dalit Tara Chand and his daughter Suman. It will also find out who was
responsible for loss of life, property and violence and assess the
damage caused to Balmikis.

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