Yet to establish caste angle: Rajasthan child rights panel member on Dalit boy’s death


The Rajasthan State Fee for Safety of Youngster Rights is but to establish whether or not the dying of the nine-year-old Dalit boy in Jalore district was a results of caste-based discrimination, its member stated on Saturday.

The report of its findings can be submitted to the state authorities on Monday.

It has been broadly reported that Indra Kumar Meghwal, a Class III scholar of Saraswati Vidhya Mandir in Surana village, was allegedly overwhelmed up by his trainer Chail Singh on July 20 for touching a ingesting water pot and he succumbed to his accidents at a hospital in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad on August 14.

Shiv Bhagwan Naga, an RSCPCR member, who visited Surana village in Jalore on August 17, stated in accordance with fellow college students, trainer Singh had slapped Meghwal and one other scholar for “preventing over a drawing ebook”, on account of which he suffered accidents in his ear and eye.

“I visited the boy’s faculty and residential. I spoke to most of the college students, lecturers and native individuals aside from the household. Whereas a lot of the college students dominated out any caste-based discrimination and separate ingesting water association within the faculty, Meghwal’s cousin stated the trainer thrashed him as a result of he drank water from the pot after lunch,” he instructed PTI.

Meghwal’s cousin is a Class V scholar in the identical faculty.

Naga stated in accordance with different college students and lecturers, there was no water pot within the faculty and everybody on the premises drank water from a tank.

Villagers have additionally denied any incident of caste-based discrimination there, he stated.

Naga stated the fee has directed the schooling division to make sure that in case the varsity’s recognition will get withdrawn, its college students must be shifted to a different faculty in order that their research don’t undergo.

Jalore Superintendent of Police Harsh Vardhan Agarwalla additionally stated the allegation that the trainer had overwhelmed up the boy for touching the water pot couldn’t be established to date.

“The matter is below investigation however it couldn’t be established to date that the trainer thrashed him for touching the pot,” he stated.

In the meantime, MP from Rajasthan’s Nagaur constituency Hanuman Beniwal sat on a dharna alongside along with his supporters on the Jalore district collectorate demanding a compensation of Rs 50 lakh to Meghwal’s household.

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