Chandigarh, Oct 14: Twenty-three folks, together with a former sarpanch, have been booked for allegedly socially boycotting Scheduled Caste members of Chhatar village in Jind’s Uchana sub-division, police stated on Thursday. Some Dalit households from the village alleged that the members of a dominant caste gave a name for his or her social boycott to construct stress on them to withdraw a case in opposition to a member of their group. They stated that three weeks in the past, some higher caste youths beat up a Dalit youth over some argument associated to a Kabbadi match within the village. Police stated they arrested an individual after submitting a case underneath provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on the sufferer’s grievance. The households claimed that the decision was given after some higher caste folks known as a panchayat just lately and added that they weren’t capable of get important gadgets or go to their fields because of the alleged boycott. About 150-200 Dalit households reside within the village.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Jitendra Kumar stated that on the idea of a grievance, a case was registered in opposition to 23 folks, together with a former sarpanch, underneath the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act for allegedly boycotting the Dalits. The DSP stated the administration is constantly monitoring the state of affairs within the village to keep up social concord.
Dinesh, a social employee, has written a grievance to the chief minister and demanded motion within the matter. A Dalit youth from the village stated that if the social boycott continues they might be compelled to shift some other place.
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