Caste Based Discrimination leading to suicide of Dalit Woman Saranya (Code: TN-VPM-2016-052, Date: 27-Jun-2016 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-VPM-2016-052
Case year 27-Jun-2016
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

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Case incident date 27-Jun-2016
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Villupuram(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Kandamangalam
Complaint date 27-Jun-2016
FIR date 27-Jun-2016

Case brief

Case summary

Dalit Woman Saranya was working as PC in Indian Overseas Bank on a temporary basis; she is married and have two children and her husband Theerthamalai is working as a Driver. On 27.6.2016 she was abused in filthy languages referring to her caste name by Kumar and Panchayat President Kavitha, W/o of Kumar. Saranya was mentally depressed of this incident and she comitted suicide by burning herself on 27.6.2016. Immediately her neighbours took her to the JIPMER hosptial, Puducherry and the next day 28.6.2016 she died because of severe bruns and damage in her internal organs. 

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