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Kerala tribal lynching: National ST Commission chief to visit Attappadi

The welfare schemes and assistance being provided to Scheduled Tribe people and the steps taken by the state government to prevent attacks on Scheduled Castes and Tribes will be discussed.

Published: 25th February 2018 01:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2018 01:56 AM   |  A+A-

Man's selfie with the victim, Madhu, that went viral on social media. (Photo | Facebook)

By Express News Service

PALAKKAD: A team led by National Scheduled Tribe Commission chairman Nandakumar Sayu will visit Attappadi on February 27 in connection with the death of tribal youth Madhu.He will reach the place at 9 am. Member Harshadbhai Vasava, National Scheduled Caste and Tribe Secretary Raghav Chandra and senior investigator R S Mishra will accompany him.

As a prelude to the visit, a meeting will be held at the collectorate conference hall on February 26. Kerala Chief Secretary Paul Antony, DGP Loknath Behera, Scheduled Tribe Development Department Secretary V Venu, District Collector P Suresh Babu and district police chief Pratheesh Kumar will take part in the meet.  

The welfare schemes and assistance being provided to Scheduled Tribe people and the steps taken by the state government to prevent attacks on Scheduled Castes and Tribes will be discussed.



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