A Dalit Leader Attacked in Pathanamthitta,Kerala, by CPI(M)-RSS Coalition.

Dalit Leader  from  Pathanamthitta,Kerala, Attacked  by  CPI(M)-RSS Coalition.

Pathanamthitta: 21  of  March,2011  a  Groups  of  CPI( M) and RSS  activists  were attacked    the former  councilor  and  Sambava  Maha Sabha`s  Pathanamthitta  District President ( a  Dalit  community  organization in  Kerala) Mr.C.K.Arjunan  and  his  Family .

Mr.Arjuan  and  his  family  where now  undergoing  treatment in in the  Pathanamthitta  Taluk  Hospital  due  to  head   injury  and  his  daughter  was seriously  injured  during  the  attack  of  CPIM activists. A  case  was  Registered  by  the  police ,Pathanamthitta with  Petty  case  due  to  the  political  pressure  from  CPIM.As  per  the  Report  of  the  police,  it  is  a  minor  case,  but  Mr.C.K.Arjunan  and  his  family under  gone  severe  treatment,  his  daughter serious  health  problem,  due  to  this,   she  can`t walk  up to toilet. Even  now  police saying it is  a  minor case.

Sambhva  Mahasabha  Called  for  a  Protest March and  Students  wing  of  Congress done  a  SP office  march. Even  now  the police  is  not  booked under SC(PoA).  The  various  Dalit Organizations  in  Pathanamthitta  called  for  SP  Office  march  on March 31 in  protest  against  the non arrest  of  the culprits.

Published by: Joint  Action  forum  against  Dalits  Attacks,  Pathanamthitta,Kerala

Email:ckarjunan@gmail.com

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35177: Socioeconomic future of Dalits remains bleak

35177: Socioeconomic future of Dalits remains bleak

http://www.thehindu.com/news/the-india-cables/the-cables/article1568910.ece

Most experts believe the key to ending discrimination is a comprehensive education campaign starting at the primary level to teach acceptance of dalits, a topic completely absent from India’s public school system.

35177, 6/22/2005 13:44, 05NEWDELHI4761, Embassy New Delhi, CONFIDENTIAL,, "This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.221344Z Jun 05","C O N F I D E N T I A L SECTION 01 OF 05 NEW DELHI 004761

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E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/06/2015 TAGS: PHUM, PGOV, ECON, ELAB, IN, Human Rights

SUBJECT: SOCIOECONOMIC FUTURE OF INDIAN DALITS REMAINS BLEAK

Classified By: DCM Bob Blake for Reasons 1.4 (B, D)

1. (C) Summary: Embassy interlocutors report that after one year of UPA rule, limited government efforts to improve dalit (formerly called ""untouchables"") socioeconomic status have shown little success, ensuring that they continue to face severe economic and social discrimination. Government reservation laws do not extend to the private sector, the largest and fastest growing segment of the economy. Most experts believe the key to ending discrimination is a comprehensive education campaign starting at the primary level to teach acceptance of dalits, a topic completely absent from India’s public school system. Despite the political success of dalits such as current Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ram Vilas Paswan, dalits’ failure to organize at the national level has limited their ability to demand equal rights. Until the Indian majority increases pressure to change the status quo, many dalits will remain trapped below the poverty line in manual labor jobs with few mechanisms for upward mobility. End Summary.

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