Caste

Press Statements

03 Aug 2016
पीयूडीआर गुजरात में गिर सोमनाथ जिले के उना तालुका अंतर्गत मोटा समाधियाला गाँव में गौर-रक्षकों द्वारा चमार जाति के 7 लोगों के साथ मार-पीट, कपड़े उतारने और प्रदर्शन करने की घटना की कड़ी निंदा करता है।...
28 Jul 2016
PUDR condemns the incident of flogging, stripping and parading of seven men belonging to the chamar caste by vigilante gaurakshaks on 11 July 2016 in Mota Samadhiyala village, Una taluka, Gir Somnath...
10 May 2016
PUDR strongly condemns the gruesome rape and murder of the Dalit law student in Kerala’s Perumbavoor district on 28th April 2016, and the appalling indifference demonstrated by the police in...
13 Apr 2016
Manual scavenging is a caste based occupation wherein a certain sub-caste of Dalits are condemned to manually clean, carry, dispose or handle in any manner human excreta from dry latrines and sewers...
23 Mar 2016
PUDR strongly condemns the brutal police action unleashed on students and teachers at the University of Hyderabad campus on 22nd March 2016. This took place when students were protesting against the...
16 Dec 2015
 PUDR expresses deep concern over the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015. On Human Rights Day, 10th December 2015, the apex court upheld five...
07 Jun 2015
On 22 May 2015, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM), a student group namely Ambedkar Periyar Study Circle (APSC) was ‘derecognised’ by the Dean of Students following an...
01 Jun 2014
 Barely have the voices of the protests against sexual assault of four minor girls in Hisar district in Haryana subdued, another horrific display of sexual violence has occurred in Badayun...
09 Jul 2012
 PUDR brings to your attention that fifty or so Dalit men have been sitting on dharna in Jantar Mantar from 2nd July. They are here for an indefinite period till they get justice. They have...
23 May 2012
 Jharkhand is fast becoming a military state. Similar to operation green hunt which was started three years ago in mineral rich forest areas resided by adivasis, brutal operations are being...