New Delhi: The National Human Rights
Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a report from the Odisha
government on destruction and burning of houses of Dalits in
The NHRC asked the government to submit the report within
four weeks on a complaint alleging that 30 houses of Dalits
were destroyed and burnt by some persons belonging to upper
castes in Lathore village on January 22.
The complainant had requested a high level inquiry in the
matter, legal action against the accused and adequate
compensation to the victims.