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Savarkheda , Hingoli District , Maharashtra 25th June : Waghmare family was seriously injured in a Casteist attack on a Buddhist settlement at Savarkheda in Hingoli district.Six people were seriously injured in the attack and two of them are in critical condition are undergoing treatment at Madhav Hospital.
“The Casteist youth had celebrated his own birthday two months ago and deliberately celebrated in front of the statue of Babasaheb. Baliharan said don’t gather so many children as there is a lockdown.Two months later, around Casteist people suddenly launched an attack on the same issue. The attacker entered into a Buddhist settlement and injured the family. They also attacked women and fatal attack on five youths.The attack is so horrific that one of them is serious,” incident described by Deepak Kadar , All India Panther Sena.
Activists of the Ambedkarite organization rushed to Hingoli Hospital on learning of the incident and are playing a role in fighting for justice for the victims.
The All India Panther Sena and many amedkarite orginization is publicly protesting the incident and demanding the accused should be arrested immediately.
“Protect the victims and take a firm stand on the growing SC/ST atrocities in Parbhani Hingoli area. Home Minister should wake up , and Chief Minister should not sit silent on SC/ST atrocities,”Deepak Kadar wrote on Facebook page.
He also blamed that violence on Bahujan-Dalits is growing on in the state and Home minister-Chief Minister are calm. He blamed that this is happening due to the inaction of the police administration and he question why such Casteist attack has suddenly increased.
The accused in the Savarkheda attack case have been charged under the SC-ST Atrocities Act and serious clauses have been imposed after pressure from Ambedkarite organization. A case has been registered against the accused on the complaint of Victim Ravi Waghmare.
Initially this case was registered under section 307 . Now case registered under SC-ST Atrocity act 3(1)(r) , (s) , (va) , IPC Section 326 , 324 , 323 , 143 , 144 , 146 , 147, 148 , 149 , 504, 506 , and Maharashtra Police act 135 after pressure from Ambedkarite organization.
Rahul Pradhan Wrote on his Facebook wall ,” I was informed by Rupesh Sarode of Yuva Panther and some Ambedkarite activists that the Waghmare family was seriously injured in a Casteist attack on a Buddhist settlement at Savarkheda in Hingoli district.Six people were seriously injured in the attack. Two of them are in critical condition and are undergoing treatment at Madhav Hospital. The remaining four are being treated at a government hospital.”
He also stated that a similar attack was carried out on Athavale families in Devarda in Akola district. ” Police have not yet registered a case in this regard. Shesherao Athavale is undergoing treatment at the Government Hospital in Nagpur. My friend Jagdish Daware from Nagpur is with Shesherao Athavale,” added Rahul Pradhan yuva Panther President.
He further wrote that we must not forget that our fight must be for justice for the victims. He appeal that incident should not use as tool for name oneself or a party-organization. He said that some organization are using incidents for their own fame by posting on Facebook.He appeal this should be stopped and keep fighting against injustice on ground without fame.