People from NE attacked in Haryana

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Dimapur, Jul 30: A woman and her baby from Manipur were verbally abused and attacked in Sikanderpur,Haryana,on Jul 27 by two unidentified men and their neighbors.

According to the Morungexpress reports, the victim Mercy (name changed) 28-year-old is the wife of an Indian army personnel who is posted in Lucknow. The incident took place when she was nursing her two year old baby and three boys from her native came to visit her at around 9 pm.

After the boys left her house an unidentified man aged around 30 years, from the same locality came and started assaulting with vulgar remarks in Hindi (“gandagi aurat" and “bazaar aurat" etc).

By the time neighbors came but to strange astonishment they too join in attacking Mercy and slapped her. Mercy and the other north east boys and girls who were living in the same building were threatened and warned not to report to police.

After the freak incident Mercy reported to North East Support Centre & Helpline: “the whole night I was so afraid with my little baby locked up the house and stayed inside till I could get friends from Manipur to come and help. I informed to my house owner and he did not come to help me also."

North East Support Centre & Helpline have reported the matter to Anil Dawal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch). He has “assured" to take up the matter.

People from North East continue to suffer severe racial attacks and discrimination in Delhi in the hands of Indians and without any measures taken by the government or police forces.

The North East Support Centre & Helpline informed to submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister of Haryana and Director General Police to take preventive measures to stop the racial attacks and discrimination to the people of North East.

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