NCCI, CBCI and NCDC meets Shri Kapil Sibal

The ecumenical delegation consisting of NCCI, CBCI and NCDC met Shri.Kapil Sibal, Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Law and Justice on 14th Decemeber, 2013 at his residence and submitted the Memorandum on Dalit Christian Schedule Caste status issue. We also brought to his notice police lathi charge against Christian leaders on 11th December, Protest in Delhi. He replied that he offered his wholehearted support for the cause of SC Status to Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims. He assured the delegation that he would speak for the cause when the Prime Minister will place the matter before the Cabinet and seek their consensus for appropriate action.

Samuel Jayakumar
Executive Secretary, Commission on Policy, Governance and Public Witness
National Council of Churches in India