[PUDR] People’s Convention for the Release of the People’s Artist Jitan Marandi

Via PUDR

It was a long-awaited gathering. About five months had passed since the conviction of Jitan Marandi and three others, all poor peasants from adivasi, dalit and downtrodden socio-economic backgrounds by the District and Sessions Court at Giridih, Jharkhand. Jitan himself had been incarcerated for about 3 years and 8 months, accused in various cases, including the one filed in the wake of the Chilkhari firing of October 26, 2007 in the Giridih district. This is the report on the Public Convention against the death penalty to Jiten Marandi and others held in Ranchi on 12th November 2011.

Read the full report here [pdf download]

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