Pourakarmikas file police complaint against garbage activist

Pourakarmikas file police complaint against garbage activist

Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-10-28 10:22 Bengaluru: After dumping garbage in front of civic activist Sneha Nandihal's house, conservancy workers attached to Hoyasala Nagar have now filed a complaint against Sneha, accusing her of abusing workers and treating them badly.Uma Chandrashekar, a pourakarmika, filed a complaint with Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) on Oct 12. According to the complaint, a copy of which is available with Bfirst, Sneha Nandihal called the pourakarmikas as 'thoti', 'Madiga' (a low caste). The complaint states that Sneha had asked her [Uma] to clean “stray dog's poop which is in front of her house”. “Failing to do so, she threatened of getting me suspended from my job,” the complaint states.The complaint accuses Sneha of giving death threat to Pks. “She has been humiliating us by abusing us for more than two years now,” Uma states in the complaint.Manjula, a PK of Ambedkarnagar, Sushila of Murphy Town, Kanchana of New Bayappanahalli, Lakshmi Devi and Shoba have been shown as eye witnesses in the complaint.When contacted, Sneha said she was not aware of the complaint. “I don’t know anything. I am not in town,” she said.Balan, Pourakarmika Association President, said the Pks wanted to register a complaint with the Indiranagar Police but the official did not cooperate. “Hence they have filed a complaint with Assistant Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru East,” said Balan.Satish Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police, East, said, “I am not aware of any such case as the complainant must have approached the clerical staff and got their complaint registered. We will look into the complaint and take necessary steps.”