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|Case posted by||Dalit Sthree Sakthi|
|Type of atrocity||Abuses by caste name in any place within public view|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||Yes|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||17-Mar-2019|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
District: GUNTUR RURAL
State: Andhra Pradesh
|Police station||Not recorded|
Details of the Case:
Beeraka Jyotsna/27 SC Madiga by caste is the resident of Perecherla village, Medikonduru mandal, Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. Jyotsna married Govinda Raju, BC Padmasali by caste of the same village. Govinda Raju has already married a woman of his same caste, before his marriage with Jyotsna. Govinda Raju and Jyotsna have two children. Unable to manage both the families, he used to come to Jyotsna’s house now and then. Jyotsna is an agriculture worker and she is taking care of her two children. Daughter Jyothi (10) is studying in 6th class and son Ravi Teja studying 2nd class in the Government School, Perecherla.
On 17/3/2019 at about 4pm Jyothi and her schoolmate Syam while watering the plants in the school had a small dispute. During this dispute Syam abused Jyothi in filthy language “Lanja”. Jyothi in reaction slapped Syam. On 19/3/2019 Jyothi’s mother Jyotsna asked Syam for abusing Jyothi and warned him. Meanwhile, Syam’s mother Mari and his grand mother Padma came to the house of Jyotsna and abused her in filthy language “eme Lanja, my son abused your daughter Lanja, now I am calling you Lanja, how dare you asked my son”, and then Mary stabbed with knife on the left side of the stomach and left side of the back. Jyotsna’s mother knowing about the incident, rushed to the place of incident, Mary stabbed Jyotsna’s mother Kakumanu Chinnammaye on the right thigh. Both Jyotsna and her mother had severe bleeding, immediately the neighbours shifted them to the Government Hospital, Guntur. Jyotsna had 27 stitches and she was discharged from the hospital on 4th April 2019. At present Jyotsna is unable to go for work and therefore the family is finding it hard to get food.