Khulna 21 March 2010
Parittran and the Bangladesh Dalit Parishad have jointly organised a rally and a conference on the occasion of antidiscrimination day.
1500 Dalits coming from the 10 districts of the Khulna Division has floked the Zia Hall, a prestigious avenue for meetings and seminars in Khulna. After a colourful rally, the people assembled in the Zia Hall where the discourses were inagurated by the Khulna Mayor, Mr. Talukdar, One after the other leaders of both Parittran and the Bangladesh Dalit Parishad addressed the colourful assembly. Dalits expressed their requests among which the creation of an anti discrimination law and seat reservations for Dalits in all spheres of public life.
Dalit Girls holding a banner at the head of the rally
Dalit youth shouting slogans during the rally
A view of a crowded Zia Hall during the debates