Tag Archive: SC/ST PoA Act

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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Protection of Civil Rights (Cases Registered and Disposal)

PROTECTION OF CIVIL RIGHTS CASES REGISTERED AND THEIR DISPOSAL

SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act – Cases Registered and Disposal in Tamil Nadu

The aim of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act 1989 was to prevent the atrocities against Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and to punish the violators of this act. The data below shows how well this act is implemented in TN from the year 2007 to 2014.   …

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Fact finding: Challenges faced by Murugammal, Dalit Panchayat President, while protecting the common land

Background: Murugmmal is a Dalit women panchayat president. She was elected to this panchayat for the 1st time. In her panchayat, a dominant caste person jayaraman, encroached the common land of Panchayat which is a pathway near the Dalit colony. The path is used by all the people of panchayat. The same was improved as …

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Scheduled Cases and Scheduled Tribes Report Card

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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Report Card

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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Amendment

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