Around 400 people residing at Munda Sahi of Magurganda Patna were barred from moving out.
They have been boycotted by their community members after a dictate by the village committee. While the village shops have been denied to them, none in the village is speaking with them.
Bhubaneswar: You might have come across incidents of families being ostracised in remote and tribals areas of Odisha, but such incidents happening in Bhubaneswar might be hard to digest. Strange it may sound, but three families, who are staying in an apartment in Smart City Bhubaneswar have alleged that they have been ostracised by other […]
Bolangir: Despite a lot of awareness on caste-prejudices, a woman had to pay a heavy price for marrying outside her caste in Odisha. The woman even had to perform the last rites of her father as the villagers had allegedly ostracised the family and refused to help. The shocking incident has been reported from Ghuna […]
Dhenkanal: Around 40 socially backward families were allegedly subjected to social boycott for over a fortnight after a 15-year-old girl plucked flowers from the garden of an ‘upper-caste’ man in Kantio Kateni village under Tumusinga police station in Dhenkanal district. Their ordeal however ended following the intervention of police and administration, an official informed. “Two […]
Bhubaneswar: Taking strong note of alleged ostracism of 40 families in Dhenkanal district by upper caste people, the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has directed the district administration to inquire into the matter. The commission after taking a suo motu cognizance of the case noted that ‘Social ostracism/boycott is an inhuman practice which requires serious […]
Nabarangpur: Four families at Uv-11 village under Umerkote block of Nabarangpur district have been socially boycotted by the village committee for allegedly acquiring government land for shelter. According to reports, families of Paritosh Mandal, Goutam Mandal, Biren Haldar and Deepak Haldar have been shunned from the village over building permanent shelter on the land they […]