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Tamil Nadu ranks first in violence against Dalits; 37 out of 38 districts are violence prone areas

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu ranks first among the many states the place caste violence is reported, says Union Home Ministry. Quoting authorities paperwork, nationwide on-line portal The News Minute reported that violence in opposition to Dalits exists in all however one district of Tamil Nadu.

In 37 out of 38 districts, this type of violence is going down. There are 345 villages unfold throughout these districts. That is the determine launched by the Union Home Ministry on July 19. In 2020, 27 villages in seven districts had been discovered to be susceptible to violence, the Home Division mentioned.

The Ministry of Home Affairs responded to Lok Sabha questions by Telangana Congress MP Venkata Reddy and Telangana Rashtra Samithi MP Mannai Srinivas Reddy. In the meantime, an RTI doc on circumstances registered beneath the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act said that between 2016 and 2020, 300 caste-related murders came about throughout Tamil Nadu. Many of the victims belonged to the Dalit group. The information was collected by an NGO based mostly in Madurai.

Andhra, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the areas of Dalit violence, the Home Ministry report mentioned.

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