Islamabad, January 13 (KMS): Attacks on Dalits have sharply risen in India under Modi. They are systematically attacked and harassed by upper caste Hindus in the country.
According to a report released by Kashmir Media Service, HR abuses against Dalits by upper caste Hindus is a norm in India. Those involved in hate crimes against Dalits are mostly associated with BJP-RSS, and often go unaccounted for being patronized by the ruling BJP.
Being born in a Dalit family is a curse in India, the report quoting many Dalit members as saying and added that the Dalits have been victims of Hindu caste system for centuries.
Caste-based oppression and violence are still an everyday reality in India, a Dalit intellectual said and deplored that even after 75 years of independence, Dalits are living a life of slaves in India.
He added that Dalits are considered impure and outcastes in India are not even allowed to enter temples in upper caste neighbourhoods. The Dalit scholar pointed out that Modi’s India has to offer nothing expect rape and hunger to Dalit women.