Tuesday 28 May 2024

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Barring Dalits from temples is now a crime!


Calling a Dalit person publicly by the name of his or her caste, stopping a Dalit or a tribal person from entering a temple or even forcing them to vote in favour of a particular candidate will soon land the perpetrator behind bars.

The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2014 became one of the few pieces of legislation to buck the deadlock in Parliament when the Rajya Sabha passed it on Monday. CLICK TO READ MORE

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Idiotic decision. Why not pass a law to enable woman priests in Church ?

Aryan , Panaji

Dalits finds NO place in Hindu Temples as there is NO place to accomodate crores of gods.

d.jUSTIN , Goa

Very good. But this is not enough. Certain references and phrases like "braminical attitude" "bramhinical supremacy" etc must be declared as parliamentary and ststute backed abuses. This will ensure speedy social justice.

Madhav Bastodker , Ponda