Cruel Forms of Verbal/Caste Discrimination in Public View & Defame to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Portrait (Code: TN-TVM-2020-133, Date: 31-Mar-2020 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-TVM-2020-133
Case year 31-Mar-2020
Type of atrocity SC/ST (POA) Act
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

Fact Finding

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

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Case incident date 31-Mar-2020
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Thiruvannamalai(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Chengam
Complaint date 31-Mar-2020
FIR date 04-Apr-2020

Case brief

Case summary

Case Brief: Dalit youth named Gowthama priyan (20) is a resident of Thokavadi village, Sengam of Tiruvannamalai District. He along with his younger sister had gone to his uncle’s home in a two-wheeler. On their way, near Kuppanatham Bus Stop his sister’s friend came there. He stopped his two-wheeler and they both were conversing with the girl. Meanwhile, Inspector Iswaran came there and enquired Gowthama priyan and verbally abused him for wearing the T-shirt with the image of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar and abused in derogatory forms referring to the caste names. He had also made him kneel down in the road and had brutally attacked him with the cable wire. In addition, he had also tore the T-shirt of Gowthama priyan and again brutally beaten him.    

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