They celebrated Holi before so upper caste people burnt Adivasi houses...

Deepak Das of Mulnivasi Sangh, Jharkhand is telling us that on last Holi day on 26th March some upper caste villagers attacked adivasis in Sripalpur village in Palamu district because they celebrated holi before them. Houses were burnt, women were sexually assaulted. Police filed a case when it was reported in newspapers. A rally is organised in Daltonganj on 21-22nd April demanding speedy action. For more Deepak Das can be reached on 09798652072.

Posted on: Apr 08, 2013. Tags: Deepak Das

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