AIDWA

Dalit Women

ON THE KHAIRLANJEE INCIDENT

ON THE KHAIRLANJEE INCIDENT 14 November 2006 The AIDWA is shocked by the heinous crime against dalits in Khairlanji village, and has demanded a CBI enquiry into the whole incident so that the guilty are identified and punished. We enclose herewith the details of the gory incident, on the basis of a visit by AIDWA Vice Presidents Brinda Karat, and Kalindi Deshpande to the site. The Central Government has to take note of this matter and AIDWA will take it up with them as also with the NCW, and the Human Rights Commission, demanding that justice be done. AIDWA will launch a nation wide...

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AIDWA CONDEMNS COMMENTS ON DALIT RAPE VICTIMS BY RITA BAHUGUNA

 17 July 2009   AIDWA condemns the comments made by the President of the UPCC, Ms Rita Bahuguna in which not only has she criticized the monetary relief given by the State Government to dalit rape victims and gratuitously advised them to throw the money on the Chief Minister’s face but has gone to the despicable extent of saying that in the case of the CM herself being raped, women would collect one crore as compensation for her.  Ms Bahuguna’s vulgarity is matched only by her ignorance.  She should know that monetary assistance is given to rape victims under...

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Inspiring Conference Against Untouchability

Inspiring Conference Against Untouchability in Tamil Nadu     25 August, 2002 R Chandra     AN important aspect of democratic revolution is the elimination of caste oppression in general and of oppression of scheduled castes and tribes in particular. The CPI(M) and the mass organisations led by CPI(M) activists have taken important steps in re...

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Convention in Support of Dalit Women's Rights

Convention in Support of Dalit Women's Rights Against Oppression & Untouchability - Organised by AIDWA > Reality Of Dalit Women’s Lives > Political sphere > In the economy > Water & Civic Issues > In Urban areas > Literacy...

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AIDWA DEMANDS CBI PROBE INTO A TAINTED AND PREJUDICED INVESTIGATION

 Kalindi Deshpande A team consisting of CPI(M) Politburo member and Rajya Sabha MP Brinda Karat along with Manohar Mulay, State Secretariat member of the Maharashtra CPI(M), and Kalindi Deshpande, AIDWA Vice President visited Bhandara district in Maharashtra on 9th November 2006. They met the lone survivor of the Dalit massacre, Bhaiyalal Bhotmange, and his brother in-law Sidharth Gajabhiye to express grief and solidarity and promised to give all possible help to get justice. Bhotmange’s wife Surekha (45), daughter Priyanka (17) and two sons Roshan (21) as well as Sudhir (23) were...

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ON THE SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT IN SUPPORT OF INTERCASTE MARRIAGES

10 July 2006   AIDWA welcomes the Supreme Court Judgment in support of inter-caste marriages and the direction to the administration and the police throughout the country to extend protection to couples who are being harassed and tortured.  AIDWA also welcomes the directive to the police to initiate actions against those who have restored or instigated violence in these marriages.  Swift and timely action by the police in such marriages will help thousands of such couples through out the country.   For several years now, AIDWA has been consistently fighting against the...

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