Report alleging caste-based discrimination by Ariyalur Collector: SHRC calls for report from Chief Secretary

October 04, 2022 12:32 am | Updated 12:32 am IST - CHENNAI

In a suo motu action, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) member D Jayachandran on Monday called for a report within two weeks from the Chief Secretary over a media report which alleged caste-based discrimination by Ariyalur Collector P. Ramana Saraswathi. Listing out specific incidents, the media report had implied that the Collector had targetted officials belonging to the Scheduled Caste communities.

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