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State Consultation on Plugging the Development Deficits of Dalits in Bihar

15th March 2016, Bihar
 
On the occasion of birth anniversary of Dalit leader Mr. Kashiram, a famous social reformer and political thinker, a Consultation was organized at A N Sinha Social Research Institute at Patna. People from social, educational and political sectors participated in the Consultation. The consultation witnessed presence of more than 100 participants across the state including dalit activists, social activists, member of civil society organization policy makers, academicians, and media persons.  The consultation started with floral tribute to Shri Kanshi Ram Ji.

Fact Finding on Chaiti Devi’s Hunger Death

25th January 2016, Bihar

Chaiti Devi (F, 35) was reported to have died from hunger in the village Samaspura, Purkholi Panchayat, Distt Vasishali on 19th January. The district administration and the state government denied hunger death and labeled it as a death resulting from cold conditions in the state. A fact finding team composed of NGOs, lawyer, human rights workers and political representatives visited the village on 25th January. The fact finding revealed that indeed the death was caused by persistent hunger.

Providing Safer livelihood Option for Beedi Workers in Deoghar

24th December, Deoghar, Jharkhand

A workshop was organized at Deoghar on 24th December collectively by Pairvi, Lok Vikas Sanstha, Smagra Seva, Lok Prerna Samadhan and International Human Rights Association. The workshop witnessed presence of 50 Participants including Beedi workers, representatives of labor union and civil society organizations. 

Procession to Mark Human Rights Day

10th December 2015, Jamui, Bihar

In order to mark the Human Rights Day and increase awareness about human rights among the common people particularly the vulnerable sections of the society, human rights activists and social workers organized a procession. Around 100 people participated.

Fact Finding on Murder of Five Women in Jharkhand labeling Them as Dayan

5th & 6th October, Ranchi Jharkhand

A case of Witch Hunting was reported by media in August. The tragic incident of lynching of five women, mainly from tribal community, branded as witches by a group of villagers took place at Maray Toli, 2.5 kilometer away from Mandar police station in outskirt of capital city Ranchi in Jharkhand.

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