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Fact Finding Report of the Indian People’s Tribunal on the Atrocities Against Dalits in the Banaskantha District of Gujarat - Indian People’s Tribunal on Environment and Human Rights (IPT)

Date: 01/02/2003

Document: Read the full report here.

Gujarat is one of the states with the worst track record on protection for Dalits. A baseline survey conducted by the Behavioural Science Centre in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat confirmed the large-scale violations of the human rights of Dalits. It was in this context that the Behavioural Science Centre (BSC, Ahmedabad) and Banaskantha Jilla Dalit Sanganthan (EDS, Palanpur) requested the Indian People’s Tribunal (IPT) to enquire into the cases of violations of Dalit human rights perpetuated by-State and non-state actors in Banaskantha

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