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Rohit Vemula was not Dalit says MHRD probe panel

The Justice  (retd.) AK Roopanwal Commission established that Dead Research Scholar Rohit Vemula didn’t belong to Schedule caste community. It was reported by The Indian Express on Wednesday.

The commission was constituted by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to probe the suicide of Rohit Vemula a research scholar at Hyderabad Central University

After the highlight of commission’s report was leaked and publish the political arena has decked up. Not missing the chance to launch massive attack on the ruling BJP led central government, the opposition parties not only accused government of biased report but also surrounded the university administration for working on political will of central government on Vemula’s suicide.

The one-member commission has reportedly submitted its findings to UGC officials, though there has been no official confirmation. The Indian Express report added that Union Ministers Sushma Swaraj and Thawar Chand Gehlot had earlier said that Vemula belonged to the Vaddera community, which falls under Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.