Tag: Untouchability

Discrimination During Festival | ARTICLE 17

 
/ January 7, 2014

VV-PACS Community Correspondent Gyanti Kumari from Siwan district, Bihar reports on the often unseen and mostly unreported untouchability practiced during the Chhath Puja in Bihar. ‘Chhath’ in Bihar is celebrated with a lot of fervor & excitement. But the age old practice of untouchability plays a spoiler for many. “We...

Untouchability – On the Ground

 
/ July 10, 2012

Issues – Information – Inspiration

Untouchability as practised in Churches

 
/ May 7, 2012

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...