Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Honor to Dalit Rights Actvists in Varanasi by Chairperson of National SC Commission

                     Shruti recieving honor from Dr. P.L.Punia
Ms. Shruti Navanshi, Hari Ram Vanwasi and Father Pramod were honoured by the Dr. P. L. Punia Chairperson National Schedule Caste Commission of India for their extraordinary and courageous work of Dalit Rights in a camp in the Viswa Jyoti Gurukul Christ Nagar, Varanasi on 11 January, 2011 in a bid to make the dalits aware of their rights as provided in the in the Indian Constitution. Since there has been a spurt in dalit atrocities in Uttar Pradesh, motive behind organizing this camp to try and ensure people fight for their rights and against harassment by the government officials. In the Varanasi division camp, around 5,000 SC and ST representatives from adjacent districts of Varanasi including Ghazipur, Chanduali, Jaunpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Sonbhadra took part and handed over the petition.

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