Chandigarh/Kolkata: There is an environment of fear and panic among Scheduled Castes of West Bengal as Police are with the miscreants and The district administration is inactive, mentioned Shri Vijay Sampla, Chairman, Scheduled Castes Commission, who was talking to reporters after a two-day go to to Bengal.
“The horrific expertise we heard from the elders of 1947 was the identical expertise I had throughout my spot go to in the village of Milkipara the place 12 outlets in a row have been vandalized and looted,” Sampla mentioned.
Police in West Bengal are with the rioters and that’s the reason helpless Dalit households have left their houses in Nabgram village in Burdwan district and Nabasan village in District South 24 Pargana. The miscreants are roaming round in the general public area.
Not solely in the villages, but in addition in town of Bardhaman homes have been attacked and set on hearth, damaged, looted. The residents have evacuated their residences on account of fear, and the West Bengal police is doing nothing.
Sampla additional added that the police are usually not taking motion as per the provisions of the Scheduled Caste Atrocities Prevention Act, because it requires first submitting an FIR based mostly on the allegation, then arresting the accused immediately and then beginning the investigation.
Not solely that, the executive authorities are usually not taking motion as per the provisions of the Scheduled Castes atrocity Prevention Act, as a result of the affected Dalit households haven’t obtained compensation.
The listing of victims has not been ready by the district administration, their losses couldn’t be estimated, up to now no compensation has been given to them.
As lengthy as they’re being rehabilitated, the administration must present them with rations for his or her 3 meals a day and shelter for the homeless, which the administration has not been capable of present up to now.
Sampla has requested the West Bengal authorities to instantly dismiss the cops who haven’t taken any motion as per the provisions of the Scheduled Caste Atrocities Prevention Act and additionally take authorized motion towards them.