Title India: 1. Are Sindhi community organisations aware of any instances in which Sindhis have been attacked as Dalits in Maharashtra? Can they comment on whether mainstream Hindus might perceive certain Sindhi castes as being associated with untouchable status? 2. Are Sindhi community organisations aware of lower caste Sindhis being refused protection by police in Maharashtra, or elsewhere, on the basis of their identity? 3. If it is the case that lower caste Sindhis have experienced problems in Maharashtra, can Sindhi community organisations comment on whether conditions are more favourable for lower caste Sindhis in other states of India?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 9 October 2007
Country India
Topics Dalit | Hindu | Racial / Ethnic persecution | Sindhis | Social group persecution
Citation / Document Symbol IND32375
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, India: 1. Are Sindhi community organisations aware of any instances in which Sindhis have been attacked as Dalits in Maharashtra? Can they comment on whether mainstream Hindus might perceive certain Sindhi castes as being associated with untouchable status? 2. Are Sindhi community organisations aware of lower caste Sindhis being refused protection by police in Maharashtra, or elsewhere, on the basis of their identity? 3. If it is the case that lower caste Sindhis have experienced problems in Maharashtra, can Sindhi community organisations comment on whether conditions are more favourable for lower caste Sindhis in other states of India?, 9 October 2007, IND32375 , available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe23b4.html [accessed 21 October 2014]
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