Press Release: Landlord Attacked A North East Brother And Sister In Delhi

North East Support Centre & Helpline

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Madhu Chandra – Spokesperson

New Delhi, April 12, 2011 (11:45 hrs)


Landlord Attacked a North East Brother and Sister in Delhi, Hospitalised in Trauma Centre

A brother and sister from Manipur were severely beaten by landlord, brother severely injured on head, hospitalized at trauma centre and unconscious.

According to news reaching to North East Support Centre & Helpline, the incident happened at around 11 PM tonight when James (name changed) 30 years old protested someone staring from window, both brother and sister were beaten by members of the family and neighbors.

James suffers severe injury on head and admitted at trauma centre and until filing of the report he was unconscious. James’ sister Helen (name changed) 25 years old also suffered injury.

James is working in Airtel Company and Helen in restaurant. Both brother and sister have been staying the rented house for last one year.

Madhu Chandra – Spokesperson of North East Support Centre & Helpline immediately contacted Delhi police to take action upon the perpetrators. Police have not arrested any of the perpetrators until the filing of report.

Racial attack on North East people living in Delhi continues. Exemplary punishment on perpetrator must ensure for public to get the message.” Acquitting perpetrators without fair trial and punishment motivate them to continue committing crimes,” says Madhu Chandra.

“Most of the racial attack and sexual violence against North East men and women take place in Murnika and the law enforcing agency has failed to ensure the safety of North East communities in the colony,” says Madhu Chandra.

“We will once again appeal Mr. B. K. Gupta – Delhi Police Commissioner to take concrete plan of action to stop racial attack on people from North East India,” says Madhu Chandra.

North East Support Centre & Helpline ( is combined initiative of various human rights activists, social workers, students, journalists and lawyers seeking to prevent harassment and abuses meted out to women, North East People and tribal communities of different states.

Released by

Angam Haokip

Media In-charge

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