July 9th, 2009 7:36 pm by Sandman
86% of North East Indian communities face racial discrimination living in Delhi and NCR for period of two years and more according to a study conducted by North East Support Centre & Helpline. The study was conducted by selecting samples of north easterners living in north Delhi, South Delhi and Gurgaon.
Only 14% says that they did not face racial discrimination but they felt people calling them chinkies, Nepalis, free culture and strangers, which they did not consider racial discrimination. Half of those who said that they did not face racial discrimination are less than two years living in Delhi.
78.75% of those who face racial discrimination say that they are treated like chinkies, strangers in own land, free culture and Nepalis. 22.5% face physical attacks, 3.75% sexual assault, 35% vulgar remarks and 38.75% no comments.
North East Support Centre & Helpline handled and reported 34 cases since its birth on 21 October 2007. 41% of total cases was of sexual abuse, 18% beating by locals, 12% rape cases, 9% killed probably in connection to sexual assault, 6% landlord harassment, 3% vulgar remarks, 3% eve teasing, 3% police harassment, 3% employer harassment, 3% Media vulgar statement against north easterners.
Article source at: North East Support Center and Helpline