Tag Archive: Dalit and adivasi rights

Model Contingency Plan (SC/ST (PoA) Act and Rules)

The Model Contingency Plan under rule 15 of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and Rules has been published by Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department in Tamil Nadu Government Gazette on 1 September 2017.  

SVMC Meetings from 1996 – 2017 in Tamil Nadu

To analyse the implementation of the SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in Tamil Nadu, HRF asked for the minutes of the State Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (SVMC) meetings held in Tamil Nadu from 1995 till April 2016. The SVMCs have the Chief Minister as the Chairperson, and are to be conducted at least twice …

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District Wise DVMC Meetings from 2011 – 2016 in Tamil Nadu

To analyse the implementation of the SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in districts of Tamil Nadu, HRF asked for the minutes of the District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (DVMC) meetings held in all districts from 2011 till October 2016. The DVMCs have the District Collector as the Chairperson, and are to be conducted …

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Fact finding on Ramkumar’s suicide death in Puzhal Prison

The alleged suicide of murder suspect P.Ramkumar in the high security Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai on 18 September 2016 has given rise to many questions and doubts. The prison authorities claim that Ramkumar took his life by biting a live wire from a switch board inside the prison. His relatives and lawyers claim that …

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Regional Training of Trainers: Scheduled Caste Sub Plan, Tribal Sub Plan, Gender Budgets

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Status: Implementation of SCs and STs (PoA) Act in Tamil Nadu (1995-2015)

Status: Implementation of SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in Tamil Nadu To analyse the implementation of the SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in Tamil Nadu, HRF asked for the minutes of the State Vigilance and Monitoring Committee (SVMC) meetings held in Tamil Nadu from 1995 till 2015. The SVMCs have the …

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Fact Finding Report regarding brutal attack on Panchayat President

Fact Finding Report regarding brutal attack on Panchayat President Fact Finding Report regarding brutal attack on Mr. Kannan, Panchayat President, Vanjinipatti Village. This fact finding was conducted by TNP. – members of the fact finding team made several recommendations to the district collector and the Panchayat to resolve the conflict. The govt officials took immediate action …

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Protection of Civil Rights (Cases Registered and Disposal)

PROTECTION OF CIVIL RIGHTS CASES REGISTERED AND THEIR DISPOSAL

Tamil Nadu Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan Bill, 2015 (Draft)

Preamble Poignantly aware that over the centuries of history the Scheduled Castes have been the victims of the Indian Caste System-with-“Untouchability” (ICS) and subjected to denial of access to livelihood, education and other kinds of resources, and Scheduled Tribes have been relegated to remote areas under vulnerable conditions with their land and resources, severely depleted …

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Numbers of Atrocity/Dormant Atrocity Prone Villages in Tamil Nadu

    Year Atrocity Prone Village Dormant Atrocity Prone Villages Highly Sensitive Among the Atrocity Prone Villages Total (2+3) 1 2 3 4 5 2007 207 200 168 407   2008 186 230 166 416   2009 211 296 173 680   2010 174 295 139 469   2011 136 275 124 411   2012 …

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