Six years ago, on 25th of August, Kandhamal district of Odisha was dazed by anti-Christian communal violence which displaced more than 56, 000 people, destroyed over 300 churches and 6,500 houses. The victims and their families still await justice for the violence-both visible and invisible, that they suffered.
To remember the victims of Kandhamal violence and demand justice for them, Peace and Justice loving people across the country are organising different programmes in different cities and towns on its sixth anniversary, 25th August 14 (Monday). Do join us, where ever you are.
#Bhubaneswar @ Lower PMG (Master Canteen Square), 9 AM, Human Chain followed by Convention; #Delhi @ Jantar Mantar: 3-7 PM, Music, Poetry and Speech; #Mumbai @ Press Club, Azad Maidan, CST, 4-6 PM (Panel-Discussion); #Bangalore @ Town Hall, 4:30-6:30 PM, Protest;#Trivandrum @ In front of Secretariat, 10 AM, Protest (and many other places of Kerala)
To know about the Violence in detail, read reports here. Kandhamal: The Law Must Change its Course and Waiting for Justice: Report of National People’s Tribunal (NPT) on Kandhamal