NCSC to assessment atrocities against Dalits in Rajasthan

Following plenty of complaints of atrocities and discrimination against Dalits in Rajasthan, the Nationwide Commission of Scheduled Castes (NCSC) will habits a two-day corpulent-scale assessment of the implementation of central schemes, school enrolment ratio and dropout fee and violence against young of us on the basis of caste in the explain.

The commission will assessment all complaints of atrocities purchased from Rajasthan. The decision follows a most up-to-date incident in which a 9-twelve months-ancient Dalit boy Indra Meghwal, a resident of Surana village of Jalore district in Rajasthan, was once allegedly overwhelmed to death by his school teacher due to he by likelihood drank water from a pot meant for the teacher. Police hang registered an FIR under Allotment 302 (execute) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and linked sections of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The FIR reads, “Indra was once a puny bit one, he didn’t know that the matki (earthen pot) that he drank from had been kept one after the other for the savarna jaati (upper caste) teacher. Indra mistakenly drank water from the matki of Chail Singh.”

NCSC will habits a assessment on August 24 and 25 in Rajasthan. Talking to ET, NCSC chairman Vijay Sampla said, “The perfect different of complaints of atrocities against Scheduled Castes are coming from Rajasthan. Here is why we hang decided to withhold a corpulent commission assessment after field visits. The complaints vary from execute and rape to discrimination in authorities promotions.” The NCSC has sent an 11-page 18-level detailed questionnaire to Rajasthan chief secretary Usha Sharma in quest of district-realistic particulars on numerous functions. These contain district-realistic SC inhabitants, literacy fee, and different of SC students in indispensable, heart and secondary colleges.

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