"We appeal to the United Nations and all the
Member States to pay attention to this serious issue and help all
concerned nations to restore human dignity to the communities
affected by the Caste System."
Federation of Indian American
Christian Organizations of North America
A large gathering of over 400 NRIs including Dalits and other
progressive Indians living in Chicago area have decided to join
the Global Community in making its "Global Action Day"
a grand success. This meeting was held on July 3rd under the
chairmanship of Dr. Rahul Deepankar, who is a noted Dalit leader
and Chairman of New Republic India International. The attendees
registered their strong protest with the Indian Ambassador H.E.
Lalit Mansingh against heinous crimes and atrocities committed on
Dalits. Dr. Rahul Deepankar along with the community submitted a
memorandum to the Government of India through Indian Ambassador
to the United States of America. The Ambassador, Mr. Lalit
Mansingh, himself addressed the community along with Mr. Surendra
Kumar, Consul General of Chicago.
Posted on 2001-07-18