Govt to TV channels: Stop using the term 'Dalit'

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Govt to TV channels: Stop using the term 'Dalit'

Sep 04, 2018 07:05 IST

Members of the Scheduled Castes can no longer be referred to as Dalits, a new order from the Broadcasting ministry has told television channels. In a letter to private television channels on August 7, the ministry said the media "may refrain from using the nomenclature Dalit in compliance with the Bombay High Court order". Journalists are worried that ban can effect reporting on the oppression faced by SCs

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