Dalit women allege harassment, write to Mayawati

Last Updated: Monday, December 5, 2011 - 21:40

Ghaziabad: Two Dalit women have alleged
they were beaten up by policemen and forced to vacate their
hutments in Indirapuram area here in the presence of SSP
Ghaziabad.

Sushma (36) and Meera (33) have written letters to Uttar
Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in this regard, their advocate
Ravi Dutt Sharma said.

In their complaints, the women alleged they were beaten
up, molested, their hutments were destroyed and household
articles looted on November 5 by policemen in the presence of
SSP (Ghaziabad) Raghubir Lal and SHO (Indrapuram) Sunil Kumar.
The complaint, filed by Sharma, said according to a
Government Order, dwellers living on government land before
2005 could not be evicted and the two women were living on the
land for the past 40 years.

The two women went to the District Magistrate Sashi
Bhushan`s office and handed over the letters to him on
December three, the advocate said.

The copy of the complaint had been sent to the President,
the Prime Minister and the National Commission for Scheduled
Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Sharma said.

SSP Raghubir Lal and SHO Kumar were not available for
comments.

PTI



First Published: Monday, December 5, 2011 - 21:40

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