Mayawati Calls for Probe After Dalits Allegedly Prevented From Cremating Physique In Agra


BSP chief Mayawati claims that Dalits in Agra have been stopped mid-way throughout a funeral (File)

Lucknow:

Bahujan Samaj Occasion chief Mayawati as we speak claimed {that a} Dalit lady’s physique was faraway from the funeral pyre close to Agra because the cremation floor on which the final rites have been being carried out belonged to higher castes and demanded an inquiry into it.

In a tweet, she stated, “In UP close to Agra, the physique of a Dalit lady was faraway from the funeral pyre by individuals of higher courses having casteist mentality as a result of the cremation ghat belonged to higher castes which is most shameful and most condemnable.”

In a associated tweet, she stated, “On this casteist and most disgusting incident, a high-level inquiry must be completed by the UP authorities and the culprits must be given harshest punishment in order that such an incident isn’t repeated within the state, that is the demand of the BSP.”

The BSP chief additionally demanded monetary help for the household of a Dalit physician, belonging to Madhya Pradesh who died of coronavirus in Delhi.

“The Delhi authorities ought to shun its casteist mentality and prolong all assist to his (physician) household who had taken mortgage for his training,” she stated.
 

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