Gujarat: Housing Society Asks Members Not to Sell Property to Dalits, Muslims
A residential colony in Narmada district of Gujarat “suggested” its members not sell properties to Dalits and Muslims, according to an Indian Express report. The “suggestion” was among the many made in a pamphlet of a residential colony in Vadia village of Nandod taluka and the society later claimed that these points were part of a “list of agendas” that were to be discussed at a meeting.
The pamphlet said that members must “refrain from selling properties to the Muslim and Vankar (Dalit) communities”, apart from discussing cultural events for upcoming festivals as well as charges to be levied on the sale of properties.
Members of the Dalit community met the collector to demand action against caste-based discrimination. According to the Indian Express, a person who was part of the committee which submitted the memorandum said the collector had been asked to probe the matter and “book those who are spreading hatred among communities” with such discrimination.…
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