4 year old innocent went to temple on birthday, village imposed a fine of 35 thousand on dalit family


Even though we are living in the 21st century, we still hear and read the news of discrimination on the basis of caste. The latest case is from Karnataka. It was the birthday of a child from a Dalit family. He went to worship on this special occasion. However, he does not know that for this his father will be asked to pay a financial fine.

Yes, in Miyapura village of Koppal, Karnataka, a Dalit man’s 4-year-old son was fined Rs 25,000 for entering a temple on his birthday. Along with this, he was also asked to pay Rs 10,000 for sanitizing the temple premises. However, as soon as this information was received by the administrative officials, action was also taken.


Later, the village elders apologized and said that it happened due to misunderstanding, news agency ANI quoted Tehsildar Siddhesh as saying.

Let us tell you that recently in Bengal also a case of discrimination against Dalits came to the fore. A student of Visva Bharati University (VBU) alleged that a professor refused to interact with her and called her “unclean”. Based on Somnath So’s allegations, the police registered a complaint against the professor. Somnath So told news agency PTI that he met Professor Sumit Basu at a tea stall in Syambathi area of ​​Shantiniketan. So alleged that at that time Basu called me a Dalit and said that he did not want to talk to me. So, in his complaint letter, reported The Indian Express, So said in his complaint letter that the professor had told him that he would lose his respect if he spoke to someone from the Scheduled Caste (SC) community.


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