Barring Dalits from temples is now a crime!

HINDUSTAN TIMES, NEW DELHI | 23 December 2015 23:44 IST

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 is now on Telegram & also Youtube. Kindly subscribe for free & remain updated.

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

- Aryan, Panaji | 11 th January 2016 12:17


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

- d.jUSTIN, Goa | 24 th December 2015 18:00


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 | 24 th December 2015 08:09


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