BSP demands CBI probe into attacks against Dalits
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Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 21:38
  
Dharmapuri: The Bahujan Samaj Party Monday said a CBI enquiry should be held into the November 7 attacks on three Dalit colonies in the district by caste Hindus.

BSP National Coordinator Ashok Siddharth said they would depute observers to the hamlets who would later submit a report to party leader Mayawati for further action. 'BSP will urge the Centre to order a CBI probe into the attacks," he told a public meeting here.

A crowd of caste Hindus, angered by a man committing suicide over his daughter marrying a Dalit boy, had torched 285 huts in the colonies in the district on November 7.

Siddarth urged Dalits to organise themselves 'under the umbrella of BSP," as the party always fights for their welfare.

Earlier, a BSP team visited the villages of Nathamcolony, Annanagar and Kondampatti and interacted with victims of 268 families.

PTI


First Published: Monday, November 26, 2012, 21:38


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