Ten Years after Khairlanji: New Impetus for Struggles

Editorial by People’s Democracy, October 2, 2016

September 29, 2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the Khairlanji atrocity. The brutal murder of Surekha Bhotmange along with her daughter, Priyanka, and her two sons, Sudhir and Roshan (visually challenged) in this small hamlet in Bhandara district of Maharashtra revealed many old and new facets of the violence that dalits are subjected to. [Read more]

News Note

CPI(M) delegation’s statement on the Khairlanji atrocity

A CPI(M) delegation comprising Brinda Karat (Member, Polit Bureau and MP), Mahendra Mule (member, Maharashtra state committee), Kalindi Deshpande (vice president, AIDWA) and local CPI(M) activists visited the Khairlanji village in Bhandara district on November 9 and met the surviving members of the dalit family, four of whom had been brutally butchered. This is the statement issued by the delegation on November 10, 2006. [Read more]