A shameful incident of police vandalism against Dalit has been reported from Guna in Madhya Pradesh. MP police mowed down a crop on the ground while freeing an occupation, after which the Dalit farmer drank pesticide with his wife.
The political uproar has begun in the state after the incident unfolded. The government has removed the district collect and SP in the face-to-face.
According to the reports, the land has been allotted to the Science College in Guna, on which a Dalit couple had planted their crops. The police had come to remove the same, but the police vandalism unfolded. The police assaulted the couple, after which the couple drank pesticide.
The Dalit family was severely beaten up by the police during an anti-encroachment drive. Video recordings on social networking sites indicated a man, his wife, and crying children. The farmer couple was seen being hauled by the police after being beaten up as the wife and the children were subsequently begging the police.
The man faced the brunt of police for possessing the land, which was given for college building in the Cantt area of Guna.
This incident took place a couple of days back. The Dalit couple had then consumed bug spray or pesticide. The video of the occurrence became a web sensation on the internet based life, and now, the issue has taken on political tint with Congress focusing on the state government for being against Dalit.
The Congress attacked the government after the entire development. In a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the Congress, Jangalraj has been established in the state.
Former CM Kamal Nath also targeted the government in the entire matter. Kamal Nath said, “Where is this Shivraj government taking the state? What is this jungle raj? A large number of policemen so vandalized a Dalit farmer couple in the Cantt police station area in Guna.”
Scindia tweeted: “After the case came to the fore, Jyotiraditya Scindia tweeted. In a tweet, Scindia wrote, “Guna incident is regrettable. In this regard, I have discussed with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and requested for stringent action against such insensitive and erring officials.”
Scindia further wrote that taking serious cognizance of the unfortunate incident of Guna, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed the collector and SP of Guna to be removed with immediate effect. Let’s say that Guna is considered to be the stronghold of Jyotiraditya Scindia.
The government has come into action after the entire development of IG, DM, and SP NPE. CM has immediately removed the IG, Guna SP and DM of Gwalior range. Rajesh Singh has been made the new SP of Guna. Avinash Sharma, who is at the headquarters, has been made a new IG.
Other DESTRUCTION against Dalits
- With a total of 33,655 cases in 2012, 39,408 cases in 2013, and 47,064 cases in 2014- the rising cases of atrocities on Dalits show that India doesn’t treat more than the substantial chunk of its population well.
- On October 9, A Dalit family was stripped naked on the street, including a lady by the police in Greater Noida close to the National Capital. Gautam and his brothers were looted on gunpoint on an evening when they were watering their farmland.
They lost their motorbike and some cash to thieve about which Gautam went to police to get an FIR enlisted on the next day morning.
Gautam requests quick activity against thieving and his requests incensed police official at Dankaur police headquarters who purportedly stripped down the family and threw them out on the street.
- On October 20, 2015, two children Vaibhav and Divya (only nine months old), were scorched to death when Rajput strongmen burnt their family around 10 pm. The Rajputs have had an encounter with Jitender, a Dalit and father of the dead children in October 2014, in which one Rajput youth had passed on. To support the murdering, a gathering of Rajput’s set on fire Jitender’s home around evening time.
- On May 16, 2015, in the Nagaur region in Rajasthan, three Dalits were squashed under tractor by Jats over land, which was in dispute for ten years.
- On January 5, 2006, Bant Singh, Dalit Sikh, was assaulted by attackers so severely that his wounds required clinical removal. Later Bant affirmed this was in reprisal for forcefully attempting to make sure about equity for his girl, who was assaulted by upper-rank individuals from his town in Punjab five years sooner.