Dalit women allege harassment, write to Mayawati
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Last Updated: Monday, December 05, 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 05, 2011, 21:40


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