India – Dalits and Tribals claim rightful share in the Union Budget

On May 9, around 5,000 representatives of Dalits and Adivasis (indigenous people), who roughly comprise 17% and 8% respectively in India’s population, displayed a remarkable strength of unity as they walked to claim their rightful share in the Union Budget of the Central Government. They marched from Mandi house to Parliament Street in New Delhi, not willing to be discouraged by the scorching heat of above 40 degree Celsius and the traffic. Read more…