Gulbarga, 22 July 2016: A massive protest was organised by Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), Gulbarga committee against the atrocities on Dalits at Mini Vidhana Soudha, Gulbarga. Present at the protest was Abdul Raheem Patel, SDPI State Secretary. He told incidents of atrocities and attacks on Dalits, OBC, Minorities and progressive thinkers have been increased since NDA has come into power at the Centre. Till now many organisations affiliated to sangh parivar were under control and only few incidents of their hooliganism were been reported, but since the Modi Government came into existence, they are feeling that they have got the free hand across the nation to do whatever they want. SDPI strongly condemns these incidents, especially, the incident happened in Una of Gujrat, were Dalits boys were beaten mercilessly by Cow protection group, alleged bad remarks against Bahen Mayawati ji of BSP  by Uttar Pradesh, BJP vice president, increased incidents of rape of dalit womens, suicide of Rohit Vemula, etc.

Mahadev Dhanni, State Secretary of BSP was also present and he alleged that, since elevation of Mr Modi as PM, incidents of atrocities against dalits and minorities have been increased. He told that, BSP is organising nationwide protest against the BJP and its leaders for hurting Behenji Mayawati . He also said it is the need of the hour to unite all the Dalits, OBC and Muslim across the nation and fight against these organisations who are creating rift and unrest in the society.

Shahid Naseer, SDPI District Gen Secretary, warned the central government to reign in these kinds of people and organisation who are creating trouble and want to disturb the peace of the country.

Present in the protest were Syed Zakir, SDPI District President, Md Mohsin and Aejaz, Popular front of India, State Treasurer & District President. Moulana Ateequrahman, District President of All Indian Imams Council, Sanjiv Male of Samta Sainik Dal, Syed Dastagir, SDPI District Secretary, Dalit leaders from Dalit sene and RPI were also present.