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Press Release in Bengali

Press Release in Bengali

15-11-2011 Chuknagar (Khulna)

Organised by the Bangladesh Dalit Parishad, a protest rally was brought out in Chuknagar to protest the caste  discrimination suffered by Anando Das whose cremation was refused by so called High caste Hindus. Anando, a Dalit (Rishi, by caste), was refused the last rites in the cremation ground used by non-Dalits in the village of Bhalukghar  Kesobpur, Jessore) on October the 20, 2011 because of hs supposed unworthiness. A huge numebr of Dalits converges  on Chuknagar from nearby villages and vented their anger against caste discrimination.

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