AICC secretary V Hanumantha Rao begins fast seeking justice for Dalit victims in Telangana

Protesting against atrocities on Dalits and weaker sections, AICC secretary V Hanumantha Rao sat on relay hunger strike. The hunger strike was launched by District Congress Committee here on Friday de

Published: 16th September 2017 02:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2017 09:15 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KARIMNAGAR: Protesting against atrocities on Dalits and weaker sections, AICC secretary V Hanumantha Rao sat on relay hunger strike. The hunger strike was launched by District Congress Committee here on Friday demanding justice to Dalit victims of Nerella and Gudem.  The hunger strike is supposed to held in Sircilla, but as police denied permission, the venue is changed to Karimnagar. The relay hunger strike will be continued till justice is done to Dalits, he said.


He demanded that an SC ,ST atrocity case be registered against IT Minister KTR for provoking police to torture people of Nerella, Jillella and Ramachandrapuram village. The government should ensure KG to PG education for the children of the victims, he demanded. He expressed hope that in the next general elections Congress will come to power. Nerella victims Kola Eswar, Penta Banaiah and Bathula Mahesh thanked Hanumantha Rao for fighting for justice for them. They alleged that no help has come from the government till today. 

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