DHANBAD (Jharkhand): The third conference of the Dhanbad district unit of All Jharkhand Dusadh Mahasabha was held on 23 February 2014. The chief guest was Mahesh Ram Paswan, retired DSP and state joint-secretary of the Mahasabha. At the conference, resolutions were passed regarding reservations in promotions, 100 per cent reservations in government institutions, provision of reservation in the private sector, constitution of Dalit commission in Jharkhand, the need for stringent laws to combat atrocities on Dalit women, establishing a Paswan regiment in army and freeing Paswan caste from CNT Act. The meet was chaired by the district president, Arjun Paswan. Those who spoke at the meet included Sukhdev Paswan, Rampati Paswan, Rajiv Ranjan Paswan, Rajendra Kumar Paswan, Asha Sisodia, Ravita Devi and Savitri Devi. Hundreds of activists attended the conference.
Published in the April 2014 issue of the Forward Press magazine
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