Tamilnadu General Election Violence aganist Devendiran (Code: TN-ERD-2021-161, Date: 31-Mar-2021 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-ERD-2021-161
Case year 31-Mar-2021
Type of atrocity SC/ST (POA) Act
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 31-Mar-2021
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Erode(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Melayampalayam
Complaint date 31-Mar-2021
FIR date 01-Apr-2021

Case brief

Case summary

Bhupathi, 34, S/o Mr. Ramasamy (Late) is a resident of Kodumudi circle, Erode district. He has belonged to the Scheduled Caste. He had contested in the TN general election 2021 as an independent candidate for BSP party in Modakurichi – Erode reserved constituency. He along with his supporters Devendran, Ranjith Kumar, Sekar, and Dhamodaran were asking for votes and engaged in a campaign on 31.03.2021 in Injammalpalli Kumarampalayam.

Meanwhile,  Jagadesan Gounder,  Saravanapuram Ramsankar Gounder, Chettikattuvalasu Viswanatha Gounder had verbally abused them in filthy language referring to their caste names and had threatened not to ask any vote from Injammalpalli Kumarampalayam people. And the caste mob had also brutally attacked them. Victim Devendran had lodged a complaint at Malaiyampalayam PS on 31.03.2021 to file a case against Jagadesan Gounder,  Saravanapuram Ramsankar Gounder, Chettikattuvalasu Viswanatha Gounder under SC/ST PoA Act, and the accused persons were arrested on  01.04.2021 

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