International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part J (2016)
Violation of dalit human rights: The Indian experience
Dr. M Obulapathi, Dr. C Ramanjaneyulu
As for as my knowledge I describe the present position of dalits in Indian society. Even today what are the problems facing in society and social status of Dalits. What are the reasons for discrimination on dalits. Suggestive measures for improve social equal status in India. Nobody knows I may born particular community in future. Birth is major cause to treat as dalits in society. I strongly believe that lack of human values is only reasons for discrimination on dalits in society. We were celebrated several Independence and Republic days but there is no social equality in village level. More than 165 million Dalits in India are condemned to a lifetime of abuse simply because of their caste. On December 27, 2006 Manmohan Singh became the first sitting Indian prime minister to openly acknowledge the parallel between the practice of “untouchability” and the crime of apartheid. Singh described “untouchability” as a “blot on humanity” adding that “even after 60 years of constitutional and legal protection and state support, there is still social discrimination against Dalits in many parts of our country.” “The Indian government can no longer deny its collusion in maintaining a system of entrenched social and economic segregation”. Dalits endure segregation in housing, schools, and access to public services. They are denied access to land, forced to work in degrading conditions, and routinely abused at the hands of the police and upper-caste community members who enjoy the state’s protection. Entrenched discrimination violates Dalits’ rights to education, health, housing, property, freedom of religion, free choice of employment, and equal treatment before the law. Dalits also suffer routine violations of their right to life and security of person through state-sponsored or -sanctioned acts of violence, including torture.
How to cite this article:
Dr. M Obulapathi, Dr. C Ramanjaneyulu. Violation of dalit human rights: The Indian experience. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(3): 603-609.