Dalit organisations staging dharna at PMG Chhack on Friday
Dalit organisations staging dharna at PMG Chhack on Friday
Bhubaneswar: In a bid to exert pressure on the Government to provide security and justice to the victims of atrocities in the State, Dalit organisations from different parts of the State staged a massive dharna at PMG Chhack, Bhubaneswar on Friday.

Hundreds of Dalits, human rights activists, youths and workers of different Dalit forums including Odisha Dalit Adhikar Manch, Mulanibasi Samata Parishad, Adimbasi Suraksha Parishad and Odisha Bhoi Maha-sangh took out a procession from Master Canteen to Lower PMG flaunting placards bearing slogans against the police and the State Government.

The members demanded punishment to the culprits on charges of setting houses of Dalits on fire at Lathore village in Bolangir district, in accordance the Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989, compensation for the vic-tims, steps to avoid the repetition of such heinous incidents in future, punishment for the duty-bearers who have shown negligence in their duty and providing necessary certificates and files damaged in the fire inci-dent.

Activists of National Confederation of Dalit organisations staging dharna on Friday
Activists of National Confederation of Dalit organisations staging dharna on Friday
Apart from this activists of the National Confederation of Dalit Organisations (NCDO) staged dharna at the Lower PMG here demanding proper action against defaulters of law in various atrocity cases against Dalits in the State.