Community Correspondents

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar is a Dalit activist and Community Correspondent from Haryana, a state infamous for violence inflicted upon the lower castes. His first video, ‘Caste Violence in Haryana’, exposes the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual devastation wrought by members of the upper caste Jat community upon the lower caste Dalits and the internal police corruption which allows it to happen. Personal, provocative and proactive, Amit’s IndiaUnheard videos continue to shape a new platform from which he, and victims of violence, discrimination and caste slavery, can find justice.

Videos from Amit

Girl and father burned alive by the upper caste

 
/ May 5, 2010

 20 dalit houses were burnt by people belonging to the upper caste in Mirjpur village of Harayana. A disabled girl and her father also lost their lives in this attack. The reason for the attack was that the upper caste Jat community did not want the Dalits(lower caste) to get...