Abused & Caste Violence against Dalit student named Divyatharani by Caste Hindus (Code: TN-CUD-2018-089, Date: 15-Jun-2018 )

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Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-CUD-2018-089
Case year 15-Jun-2018
Type of atrocity Abuses by caste name in any place within public view
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 15-May-2018
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Cuddalore(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Pudupet
Complaint date 16-Jun-2018
FIR date 16-Jun-2018

Case brief

Case summary

Divyatharani is studying 9th standard in Government Higher secondary School in Oraiyur.

On 13 .06.2018, a group of the Kavundar (Vanniyar) community students 1. Hemnath 2.Kaviyarasu,   3.Balamurugan 4.Varakku 5.Parthiban, 6. Anbumani, 7.Arulmurugan 8.Kaliyan 9.Balamurugan verbally and physically abused Divyatharani who belongs to Scheduled caste communities.

A group of students throw mango seed on her breast in the school and she told his friends about incidents. The other students asked why the boys threw the seeds on her and they had a clash between two groups.

Dominant community student along with their parents protested against Dalit students, ‘School is our school so students of Paryars have to be sent out of the school’ said a group of students.

Divyatharani and her parent told to the headmaster about incident but Mr. Settu, Headmaster did not listen to their words. He favored to Dominant caste students and helped dominant community as well.

Continuation of these issues, Hemnath who belongs to caste Hindu community commented filthy words in the face book at 9.00 pm on 15.06.2018.  Based on this evident, R.Kaliyaperumal, secretary of oraiyur block, and V.C.K Complained against Hemnath and file a FIR under the SC/ST act.




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