This is a report by the People’s Union for Civil Liberties and Democratic Rights (PUCL&DR) brought out in the year 1980. It is concerned with a particular incident of state repression using police forces on general populace including workers, writers who condemned this police brutality and subsequently on other writers and activists who protested this.
On March 21, 6 Chamar families had their jhuggies burnt down and a newly constructed house destroyed. The circumstantial evidence points strongly to a group of Jat farmers led by one Shri Subh Ram as having perpetrated the outrage. The district authorities and Haryana police in Gurgaon District appear to be covering up the incident.