India: Christians and Muslims Demonstrate Together for Rights of Dalits
Frans Baartsmans mhm, Nagwa, Varanasi

India: Christians and Muslims Demonstrate Together for Rights of Dalits

Thousands of Christians and Muslims gathered for the great demonstration of national protest yesterday in New Delhi, to demand an end to discrimination and legitimate rights for Dalits and outcasts.

Mary John, president of the National Council of Dalit Christians (NCDC), organizer of the event said: “The time has come for the status of ‘Scheduled Castes’ to be granted to Christian Dalits and Muslims”.

The demonstration was attended by political leaders, members of Parliament, bishops and church leaders, Dalit leaders not only Christians and Muslims, human rights activists.

Source: ICN

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