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Get back compensation paid to Dalits: Gujarat Judge to govt in three cases


The special judge passed orders to recover compensation, concluding that the “menace” of registering false complaints of Dalit atrocities to get compensation from the government “cannot be overlooked”.

Special Judge Chirag Munshi, presiding over a special court in Deesa, ruled in all three cases, including two in which women accused upper-caste men of harassment, that the charges under the Atrocities Act were false. (Representational Image)

In three separate judgments since 2018, a Special Judge in Banaskantha district of Gujarat has directed the state Social Welfare Department to recover compensation paid to Dalit complainants in cases filed under provisions of the ...


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