Tag: end untouchability
UP’s Khushinagar Tea Stall Practices Untouchability Against Dalits Even Today
Even though the Constitution of India abolished the practice of Untouchability, a tea stall in Uttar Pradesh, Kushinagar, serves tea in the different cup to Dalits.
Article 17: Untouchability in a graveyard
This video documents discrimination on the basis of caste being practiced in a graveyard. The left side is allocated to the Dalits while the right is reserved for the non Dalits. Father Arun acknowledges that untouchability has been perpetuating in the church and strongly condemns the practice of untouchability.
“Why Are we Untouchable?”| Article 17
Untouchability, a practice defined a few centuries ago, continues to define the lives of ‘Dalits’ across India. They find themselves confined to a corner of their village unable to participate in anything. About the Partnership: The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme and Video Volunteers have come together to create...
Children of a Lesser God
Untouchability as practised in Churches
Christian Dalits are not allowed to sing in churches. They are even buried in separate graves are not allowed to move out of their caste even if they convert. This is a clear sign of caste based discrimination as is practised in many parts of India. This so-called “tradition” exists...