A six member team comprising Gopikant Baksi, Sufal Mahto, SN Nehru and Om Tiwary of CPI(M), KD Singh and Badrinath of CPI visited the Vinayka (Udaypura Harijantola) village in Tarhasi block of Palamau district on March 1, where a house belonging to the dalit community was set ablaze by feudal elements, killing two women, Imli Devi and Gahni Kunwar and severely injuring a girl. She is currently admitted at RIMS Ranchi, due to burn injuries and her condition is still very critical.
Imli Devi (30), who is an anganwadi sewika and her mother-in-law, Gahni Kunwar belonging to the dalit community were killed after their house was burnt by feudal goons after some dispute with the husband of Imli Devi.
The delegation also met Superintendent of Police, Palamau and strongly condemned the attack on dalits. The SP has assured that the case is being investigated and the main accused Gudda Singh would be arrested as soon as possible.
The Left parties have severely condemned the heinous attack on dalits by feudal elements and demanded legal action against all the culprits.