mercoledì 9 agosto 2017

India
Dalit Christians to observe August 10 as ‘Black Day’
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The Archdiocese of Pondicherry and Cuddalore and the Commission for Scheduled Castes and Tribes will observe August 10 as a ‘black day’ in protest against denial of SC status to Dalit Christians and Muslims. Fr. A. Arputharaj, Secretary, SC/ST Commission, Puducherry, told reporters here on Monday that the presidential order issued on August 10, 1950 not granting SC status for Dalit converts was unjust. Therefore, August 10 has been deemed as a ‘black day’, he said.  (...)