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Government benefits denied to dalit

    Gora Singh S/o Bant Ram resident of  Village -Midde Tehsil - Malout Distt- Shri Muktsar Sahib. He belongs to Scheduled caste community. In 2012 Gora Singh give 14 acers land for cultivation from Raj Singh (Panchyat Sec). In 2012 heavy flood in this area, all the crops are destroyed after that Punjab Govt pay the owner of the land Rs.5000/-per acer. Gora singh not get that money from the Government. Gora Singh pay him Rs.10,000/.On 24.8.2014 Gora Singh at his own house Raj Singh came and demand the money from Gora Singh. Raj Singh forcibly be agitated his buffalo, Gora Singh & his family members oppose with Raj Singh then Raj Singh beaten to Gora Singh . Raj Singh call the police from Police Station Kabarwala. Police arrest the victim and beaten him in the police station. After that Gora Singh injured than he admit in PHC Alamwala.

  • Posted by: Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan
  • Fact finding date: 28-08-2014
  • Date of Case Upload: 18-01-2015

Access to common land denied

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  • Posted by: Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan
  • Fact finding date: 30-06-2014
  • Date of Case Upload: 18-01-2015

Wife of bonded laborer raped for demanding wages

    Pinki\'s Husband Baljit Singh employed as siri from 2010 with Rasi for doing agricultral work in his fields. Rasi gave him advanvce Rs.35000/- to Baljit Singh. Rasi never give him his paid wages and never allow him weekly rest. In may 2010 Pinki & Baljit Singh demands his earn wages but the employer alaways refuse them . one day Pinki send her daughter from some ration from the employer. Rasi refuse to pay him afterthat when she go for demand money than Rasi & His brother raped. Rasi raped many times during Baljit singh employment.

  • Posted by: Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan
  • Fact finding date: 28-05-2013
  • Date of Case Upload: 18-01-2015

Debt bondage and Threats

    Tarsem Lal is working with Harpal Singh @ Kala S/o Teja Singh resident of village-ughi  Tehsil- Nakodar District- Jalandhar as agriculture labourer in vernacular called “Siri” from 1996. He was engaged in work by advancing bonded debt Rs.1700 ( Seventeen Hundred rupees) by Harbajan Singh. Harbajan Singh do not allow him for weekly rest or any leave whenever he got sick or have any other necessary work in his house. When Tarsem Lal does not go to his work then Harbajan Singh imposed fine on him according to his wish and adds this amount. whenever he demanded his wages from the employer he was paid only Rs.1000 (Rupees One Thousand) for this amount the employer has never paid his wages, over time, weekly rest or earned leave. Harbajan  Singh to never pay him his earned wages he abused him and threaten him that he will not pay him his wages . Now the employer is demanding Rs. 28000/- as bonded debt amount and has threaten him that if he will not pay the bonded debt then he has to pay the bonded debt otherwise he will forcibly took the possession of his residential house and will through him and his all family

  • Posted by: Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan
  • Fact finding date: 27-09-2014
  • Date of Case Upload: 16-01-2015

Forced labor

    That from last four years he  and his son Gurpreet Singh (Age- 18) were employed by Mewa Singh S/o Baj Singh, R/o Village- Alipur, tehsil- Zira, District- Firozpur who belongs to caste “Jatt Sikh” which is a non Scheduled Caste. They were employed as a “Siri” (Agriculture labourer). They were also taking care the 8 buffalos of the employer. That when they were employed by the employer they were given Rs. 1000 (Rupees one thousand) and 40 KG wheat as an advance. The  employer fixed the annual wages of Buta Singh RS. 40,000/- for first year, for second year 50,000/- and for third year Rs. 60,000/- and for the fourth year  the employer do not give him any information regarding his wages. For his son Gurpreet Singh the employer fixed annual wages RS. 25,000/- for first year, for second year 30,000/- and for third year Rs. 35,000/- and for the fourth year the employer do not give him any information regarding his wages.That when they started to work for the employer the employer give them 4 Marlas of land. The employer said  that from their fixed salary he will deduct the cost of the land which he has given to them. The employer said he will deduct Rs. 1,50000 (Rupees one lakh fifty thousand) as a cost of the land.That Buta Singh and his son were working from 4:00a.m to 8:30 p.m for the employer during the wheat and paddy transplantation the employer was extracting work from him day and night. On their many requests the employer was allowing him to go to their house only for one night after a week. The employer was not even allowing them to go to their relatives house on marriages. There was a marriage of Buta Singh’s nephew but the employer does not allow them to attend the marriage of his nephew. That the employer was not allowing them for any weekly rest or overtime. Whenever they could not attend the work due to any urgent work or sickness then the employer was charging them a fine of Rs. 500/-  per day and night and by adding this amount in the advance amount the employer was charging a interest on the whole amount as per his own wish. That the employer never pay the full  wages of  Buta Singh and his son whenever they makes many requests to the employer then hardly the employer pays them only Rs. 1000 (Rupees one thousand) so that they could buy some ration for their family and told them that he is deducting the amount of the land whenever it will finish then he will give them their wages but after four years work he never give  them their wages. 

  • Posted by: Dalit Dasta Virodhi Andolan
  • Fact finding date: 27-07-2014
  • Date of Case Upload: 16-01-2015

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