Thursday, December 15, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Dalit accuses councillor of using abusive language

Dalit accuses councillor of using abusive language
TNN | Dec 14, 2011, 10.09PM IST

RAJKOT: A complaint has been filed against leader of opposition in
Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Rajesh Joshi under Prevention of
Atrocities against Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes Act.

According to B Division police station officials in Bhavnagar, the
complaint was filed on December 12 by a Dalit living in Anandnagar
area of the city Dayabhai Chauhan against Joshi, who is a Congress
councillor from Krushnanagar area.

Chauhan has alleged that Joshi used abusive words about Dalits and
threatened him too following some heated argument over some deal of
the shops.

Deputy superintendent of police (SC/ST cell) is investigating the case.

Joshi could not be contacted despite repeated attempts.

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