Topic: Social Boycott
Over 50 panchayats in three Haryana districts — Rewari, Mahendergarh, and Jhajjar — have released letters over the past few days, barring the entry of Muslim traders and demanding that Muslims living in the villages submit their identity documents to the police.
I was made to stand for 4 hours with hands folded during mahapanchayat: Dalit woman whose son married Gujjar woman
"I was made to stand for four hours with my hands folded during the mahapanchayat and threatened that my child would be killed if he returned to the village," Bala Devi, the Dalit woman told a fact-finding team of the National Confederation of Human Rights Orgnisations (NCHRO).
Twenty-three upper-caste Jat Hindus, including a former sarpanch, have been booked for socially boycotting Dalit residents of Chhatar village in Jind’s Uchana sub-division in Haryana.
"An unwritten social boycott existed against us. People stopped talking to us. Nobody is visiting my home. In tea shops, grocery shops wherever I go, I feel boycotted," says Unnikrishnan, father of a POCSO offence survivor, who hails from Kattoor village in Kerala’s Thrissur district.