Monday, June 27, 2011

[ZESTCaste] ‘Govt unfair to dalits’

'Govt unfair to dalits'
Bangalore, June 23, DHNS :

The Dalit Sangarsha Samiti led a protest rally on Thursday condemning
the State government's attitude towards dalits and people belonging to
backward and oppressed classes.

against injustice: Members of Dalit Sangarsha Samiti burn an effigy in
Bangalore on Thursday to protest against ill-treatment of dalits.
KPNDSS district unit president Subramanya said: " The government's
attitude towards the dalits and those belonging to lower castes should
change for the better."

As many as 100 members staged a walk from Town Hall to Mysore Bank
Circle and burnt an effigy depicting the State government.

The Sangha also submitted a 14-point memorandum to the Governor, and
the Social Welfare minister. The protesters demanded that the
government stop acquiring agricultural land from poorer sections of
society and return the land wrongly acquired for various development

They also sought 25 per cent reservation of jobs in IT and BT
companies for people from backward classes.


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