Pressure exerted to settle cast discrimination incident

  September 29, 2018 By: INSEC

The victim’s party have accused that pressure is being exerted to settle the incident of cast discrimination in Parwanipur Rural Municipality-3.

Local Umed Ram, 43 said that the complaint against discrimination was lodged at Area Police Office of Simara however no hearing is made yet and accused party is exerting pressure to settle the case.

The victim Rakesh Ram, 15 son of Kariman Ram of Parwanipur Rural Municipality-3 was discriminated by the priest Ramdayal Yadav, 45 of Radha Krishna Temple and was beaten while drinking water inside the temple on September 14 and complaint was lodged at District Police Office on a same day. Police said that the complaint has been registered at Area Police Office of Simara. In the incident Suman Ram,36 of Parwanipur Rural Municipality-3 and 16 years old Akash Ram were injured.

Meanwhile, a team led by NHRC chief Bir Bahadur Budamagar of Janakpur Office have monitored the incident site and discussed with accused party and victims.

Similarly, Dalit Rights Struggling Committee have released press statement and condemned the incident.

The statement has demanded for the immediate action against the guilt.


Bhola Nath Paudel