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NHRC issues notice to Karnataka govt over attack on a young Dalit writer

Updated on: 29-Oct-2015 Views: 101 Views

Karnataka govt over attack on a young Dalit writer NHRC issues notice



The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has issued a notice to Karnataka government over the attack on a young Dalit writer in Davangere for allegedly writing against Hinduism. Taking suo motu cognisance of a media report, NHRC has asked the government, through its Chief Secretary, to submit a factual report within two weeks regarding the incident, which occurred about a week back. NHRC issues notice to Karnataka govt over attack on a young Dalit writer


Huchangi Prasad, a 23-year-old student and author of the book,Odala Kichchu, which speaks against the caste system, alleged that he was assaulted on October 21 night by a group of unidentified persons who had threatened to cut off his fingers for writing against Hinduism.



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