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AIDWA Condemns Dalit Youth's Murder in Maharashtra

Published: 15th May 2014 08:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th May 2014 08:15 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: The All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) Thursday condemned the murder of a Dalit youth in Maharashtra in the name of honour and demanded a separate law with regard to the killings and crimes being committed of such nature.

"AIDWA condemns the murder of the Dalit youth in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra," AIDWA said in a statement released here.

"We demand stringent action against the perpetrators, and justice for the victims. There is a urgent need to for a separate law with regard to killings and crimes being committed in the name of honour," it said.

Nitin R. Aage, 17, was killed and hanged from a tree last week following a love affair with a minor girl from an upper caste.

"The AIDWA Maharashtra unit has visited the village where the atrocity took place, and has intervened on the issue," it said.



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