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Monday, May 2, 2016

Appeal to NHRC for an open inquiry on series of atrocities on Dalits in Raigarh District of Chhattisgarh


Appeal to NHRC for an open inquiry on series of atrocities on Dalits in Raigarh District of Chhattisgarh


Before the National Human Rights Commission

Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block-C, GPO Complex, INA, New Delhi - 110023

At New Delhi, India

Case No      of   2016

Please send this petition to - covdnhrc@nic.in with your name

 

Between

1.       Degree Prasad Chouhan, S/o Gulap Chouhan

Age 36, Occ- Social Activist

R/o Village – Baradoli, Block – Pussore

District – Raigarh, Chhattisgarh – 496440 -------------------------------------------------Petitioner

 

Vs

 

1.       The chief secretary,

Government of Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Chhattisgarh

 

2.       The inspector and Director General of police

Government of Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Chhattisgarh

 

3.       The District collector,

District Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

 

4.       The District superintendent of Police

District Raigarh, Chhattisgarh -----------------------------------------------------------Respondents

 

Petition under section 12 of the protection of human rights act – 1993

 

Honorable sir

I would like to bring to your notice the brutal atrocities on scheduled castes in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh state and negligence of police authorities in acting against the atrocities due to their collusion with accused. Which is gross violations of laws of the land and constitution

 

I am here with submitting to you the list of 16 cases in which police did not even filed FIR even after repeated appeals from the victims and I request your kind authorities to conduct an open inquiry and direct the concerned police officials to act according to the law.

 

Sl No

Details of the case

Accused

Police responsible

Status

1

Victim – Ganda Scheduled caste of village kokbahal, Tehsil – Baramkela, District Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

Details of Incident- February 2008

Incident – The Ganda Caste Dalits were boycotted from a religious function, they were made to pay donations to the religious function but when they attended to the Programme, they were denied entry. When tried to file an FIR, police called the dominant castes  and both police and dominant castes threatened the victims

False cases filed on Dalits and harassed them

Kolata caste individuals of Dongripali area 

Dongaripali police station, SDOP, Sarangarh, Raigarh District, Chhattisgarh 

FIR needs to filed

2

Victim – Ganda- scheduled castes of Jhilangitar, block – Pussore, district Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

Details of incident – government school head master Dilip sharma conducted a Gayatri Yagna and denied entry of Dalits – also denied mid-day meals to the Dalit students, asking Ganda caste students to eat outside of the school

Dilip Sharma, head master, government primary school Jhilangitar, Raigarh District, Chhattisgarh

Pussore police station, district Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

3

Victim – Suriti Sarathi, Sarpanch of village Linjir, Block –Pussore

Details of Incident – Since the village sarpanch was a Dalit women, she was not allowed to hoisting the national flag  on 15th August 2010

Basudev Gupta

Jai jai ram gupta

Sampati gupta

Sunil Gupta

Dharmendra Upadhyay

Naresh sao

Manoj Upadhyay

Village – Linjir village, Raigarh district

Pussore police station, Raigarh District, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

4

Victim – Rambai Sarathi, village Kosamanda, Block, Pussore, district Raigarh, chhattiagarh

Details of incident – In September 2010, an SC boy was in love with OBC girl the dominant obc caste people called for a meeting and tried to parade the boy's mother naked. Victim's house was destroyed. The dominant castes of the village passed a resolution boycotting the victim from the village – this resolution also approved by the local MLA –Shakrajit Nayak

Rohit Patel

Gopi Patel

Kulmani Patel

Uddhav Pradhan

And others

Pussore police station, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

5

Victim – Arakhit sarthi, age 50, village Pussore nagar panchayat. Raigarh district

Details of incident – victim was discriminated and humiliated in the facilitation Programme where the Mohit Satpati of BJP denied the garland as it was touched by victim and the victim was a untouchable

Mohit Satpati, age 42,, pussore village, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

Police station Pussore, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

6

Victim – Surendra Chouhan, village Pussore, Raigarh district – Chhattisgarh.

Details of incident – Surendra Chouhan name was announced in the village as a encroacher by the government officials , but he was not an encroacher- felt humiliated he was committed suicide on November 2011

Amit Kataria, the then collector of Raigarh

Pussore police station, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

7

Victims – 35 Dalit families of Chhichhore Umaria. Their houses were demolished and crops were destroyed just because they claimed govt land under FRA, discrimination and social boycott  in 2011

Dominant castes of Chhichhore Umaria

Pussore police station, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed – needs execution of SC commission orders

8

Victim – Krishna chohan, Jagabandhu Chouhan, Nand lal Chouhan – 3 of them belongs to Dalit community of Ganda caste. – 2012 

Details of incident – Dalits were denied entry into a religious festival by village dominant castes and Dalits were attached and beaten-up 

Usatram kolta, Dasharath Kolta

Sanyasi Yadav and others

Pussore police station, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

9

Victim – Dasharath Chouhan (killed by the police ), he used to run a small shop on the road, police accused him of selling liquor and thrashed him, he died on  the spot - 2013

Sarangarh police, district Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

Sarangarh police, district Raigarh, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

10

Victim – Anganwadi assistant was a Dalit, she was discriminated on the name of her caste – village Tadola, Pussore, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh- 2014

Reshma – Anganwadi worker, Tadola, Pussore block, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

Pussore police station, Raigarh district , chhattisgarhh

FIR needs to be filed

11

Victim – Devram Navrange, village goidaraha, Sarangarh tehsil, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh.

The victim went for applying for a job of data entry operator, his application was denied and he was humiliated saying that he was a cow eater and mind also cow mind

Shyamabandhu patel, Nayan tara singh thomar, janpad panchayat, Sarangarh, Raigarh district 

Police Sarangarh, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

12

Victim – Dalit community of lailunga village – Ambedkar statue was broken by dominant castes, no case has been filed and no one is arrested

Suspected action of RSS individuals of lailunga, Raigarh district

Police lailunga, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

13

Victim – Manju Nirala – sarpanch of Barbhanta (a) was denied the hoisting of national flag on 15th August 2015

Digambar Sahu, Head master, Ramnarayana government middle school- barbhanta (a), Raigarh district

Police Sarangarh, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

14

Victim – Gokul Chouhan, Belpali village, Pussore, Raigarh district

Victim was a journalist he reported news about irregularities in the government school- the school head master is the land lord of the village thrashed the victim and abused on the name of caste   - September 2015

 

Lakhan patel, suraj patel, - government school – belpali, Pussore, Raigarh district

Police Pussore, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

15

Victim – Uttari Ganpat Jangde, chairperson of janpad panchayat, Sarangarh

He was discriminated by the CEO abused on the name of caste – not allowed to sit in the office. And locked the chairperson's room – 2016

Nayan Tara singh tomar , CEO, Sarangarh janpad panchayat, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

Police Sarangarh, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

16

Victims- Gangaram sarthi and others, village – Amurra, block – Baramkela, district Raigarh

The victims were discriminated in a religious festival and their houses were dismantled and boycotted them from the village - 2016

Abhay patel Digo Brahmin, kapua maratha and other Maratha,Patel and Brahmin caste persons

Saria police station, Sarangarh SDOP Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

FIR needs to be filed

 

Request your kind authority to conduct an open inquiry by visiting Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh on the above cases and pass an order as this authority is deem fit and proper

Deponent

Degree Prasad Chouhan

Date – 29th April 2016

Phone- 08889326269

Email – chouhandprasad@gmail.com


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