Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

ATROCITIES AGAINST SC/ST

Posted On: 14 DEC 2021 4:40PM by PIB Delhi

State-wise details of atrocities against SCs/STs and the details of convictions during the year 2016 to 2020 including Uttar Pradesh, (as per the latest data provided by National Crime Records Bureau), are annexed at Annexure A & B respectively.

This Ministry releases funds to the States/UTs under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for the Protection of Civil Rights (PCR) Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Caste and the Scheduled Tribes (Protection of Atrocities) (PoA) Act, 1989 for the following:-

 

(i) Functioning and strengthening of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Protection Cell and Special Police Stations.


(ii) Setting up and Functioning of Exclusive Special Courts.


(iii) Relief and Rehabilitation of atrocity victims.


(iv) Incentive for Inter-Caste Marriages, where one of the spouses is a member of a Scheduled Caste.


(v) Awareness Generation

 

State-wise details of number of victims provided relief/legal assistance during the year 2016-2020 is attached at Annexure C.

 

The Atrocity Cases in the year 2018 have decreased approximately by 11.15% from the year 2017, but have increased by 11.46% in 2019 and 8.6% in 2020 from the previous year.

  1. 'Police' and 'Public Order' are State subjects under the Seventh Schedule (List-II) to the Constitution of India. The responsibility of maintaining Law and Order, Protection of life and property of the citizens including SCs/STs rest with the respective State Governments/Union Territory Administrations and the States are competent to deal with such offences under the extant provisions of laws.

 

However, Government of India issues advisories to the State Governments/UT Administrations from time to time for effective implementation of the PoA Act and Rules made the reunder.

 

 

 

Annexure A

Details of number of cases registered relating to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 in conjunction with the IPC, during the year  2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

S.

No.

States/UT

Cases registered under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, in conjunction with the IPC

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

SC

ST

Total

SC

ST

Total

SC

ST

Total

SC

ST

Total

SC

ST

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

1.

Andhra Pradesh

2335

405

2740

1969

341

2310

1632

303

1935

1892

312

2204

1769

300

2069

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

0

0

0

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3.

Assam

4

1

5

10

65

75

0

3

3

17

1

18

17

6

23

4.

Bihar

5701

25

5726

6747

80

6827

6863

64

6927

6540

97

6637

7367

94

7461

5.

Chhattisgarh

243

402

645

283

399

682

264

386

650

339

427

766

316

501

817

6.

Goa

10

11

21

10

2

12

4

3

7

3

1

4

0

1

1

7.

Gujarat

1321

281

1602

1477

319

1796

1321

299

1620

1295

310

1605

1258

289

1547

8.

Haryana

639

0

639

760

0

760

912

0

912

1034

1

1035

1132

0

1132

9.

Himachal Pradesh

115

2

117

108

3

111

34

0

34

30

0

30

40

1

41

10.

Jharkhand

525

280

805

541

237

778

215

81

296

324

136

460

367

167

534

11.

Karnataka

1866

371

2237

1869

401

2270

1226

302

1528

1417

316

1733

1263

269

1532

12.

Kerala

810

182

992

915

144

1059

783

126

909

776

128

904

776

119

895

13.

Madhya Pradesh

4922

1823

6745

5892

2289

8181

4741

1867

6608

5299

1920

7219

6899

2399

9298

14.

Maharashtra

1736

403

2139

1688

464

2152

1807

507

2314

1932

506

2438

2359

639

2998

15.

Manipur

2

1

3

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

2

2

0

2

2

16.

Meghalaya

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

17.

Mizoram

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

8

0

0

0

18.

Nagaland

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

19.

Odisha

1796

681

2477

1969

700

2669

 1747

552

2299

1845

576

2421

2046

605

2651

20.

Punjab

132

2

134

118

0

118

136

0

136

130

1

131

119

2

121

21.

Rajasthan

5134

1195

6329

4238

984

5222

4490

1073

5563

6659

1759

8418

6895

1849

8744

22.

Sikkim

1

0

1

5

6

11

2

1

3

2

2

4

0

0

0

23.

Tamil Nadu

1287

19

1306

1361

22

1383

1331

13

1344

1060

28

1088

1237

18

1255

24.

Telangana

1529

375

1904

1465

435

1900

1337

383

1720

1545

494

2039

1842

545

2387

25.

Tripura

0

3

3

1

1

2

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

26.

Uttar Pradesh

10426

4

10430

11232

88

11320

9327

131

9458

9451

705

10156

10138

1

10139

27.

Uttarakhand

65

3

68

96

11

107

42

7

49

59

8

67

33

13

46

28.

West Bengal

119

83

202

138

122

260

100

76

176

100

76

176

86

67

153

29.

A & N Islands

0

6

6

0

2

2

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

2

2

30.

Chandigarh

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

31.

D. & N. Haveli and Daman & Diu+

0

2

2

0

5

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

32.

Delhi

53

2

55

48

4

52

11

0

11

43

0

43

31

0

31

33.

Jammu and Kashmir*

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

4

34.

Ladakh

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0

0

0

35.

Lakshadweep

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

36.

Puducherry

2

1

3

26

0

26

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Total

40774

6564

47338

42969

7125

50094

38327

6178

44505

41793

7815

49608

45995

7891

53886

                                     

Note:-

 '+' Combined data of erstwhile D&N Haveli UT and Daman & Diu UT during the years.

*' Data of erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir State including Ladakh during the years.

 Source: - National Crime Records Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs.

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annexure B

State/UT-wise Cases Convicted (CON)under Total Crime against Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) during 2016-2020

SL

State/UT

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

CON (SC)

CON (ST)

CON (SC)

CON (ST)

CON (SC)

CON (ST)

CON (SC)

CON (ST)

CON (SC)

CON (ST)

1

Andhra Pradesh

31

2

48

2

47

11

38

2

37

1

2

Arunachal Pradesh

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

Assam

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Bihar

204

5

101

1

44

0

44

2

12

0

5

Chhattisgarh

56

78

72

100

50

41

47

39

23

47

6

Goa

1

1

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

7

Gujarat

22

1

12

4

14

1

7

5

3

1

8

Haryana

39

0

46

0

54

0

64

0

6

0

9

Himachal Pradesh

1

0

4

0

2

0

6

0

1

0

10

Jharkhand

87

34

19

25

29

3

17

10

14

8

11

Karnataka

22

0

21

4

45

2

26

3

17

1

12

Kerala

13

4

11

3

22

6

14

2

7

7

13

Madhya Pradesh

886

273

1055

399

754

287

964

414

538

151

14

Maharashtra

106

21

79

15

79

23

75

30

39

12

15

Manipur

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

16

Meghalaya

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

17

Mizoram

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

18

Nagaland

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

19

Odisha

34

18

8

0

8

3

2

0

5

0

20

Punjab

16

0

7

0

6

0

5

0

4

0

21

Rajasthan

541

139

1673

172

597

115

927

194

572

114

22

Sikkim

0

0

1

2

0

1

0

1

0

0

23

Tamil Nadu

76

1

97

2

99

0

89

6

129

0

24

Telangana

24

12

38

7

31

6

43

31

13

2

25

Tripura

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

26

Uttar Pradesh

1570

12

1512

2

1551

1

1619

1

1820

1

27

Uttarakhand

24

0

6

2

0

1

17

1

0

2

28

West Bengal

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

 

TOTAL STATE(S)

3753

602

4811

741

3433

503

4004

742

3240

347

29

A&N Islands

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

30

Chandigarh

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

31

D&N Haveli and Daman & Diu

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

32

Delhi

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

33

Jammu and Kashmir

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

34

Ladakh

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0

0

35

Lakshadweep

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

36

Puducherry

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

TOTAL UT(S)

0

0

0

3

0

0

3

0

1

0

 

TOTAL (ALL INDIA)

3753

602

4811

744

3433

503

4007

742

3241

347

Source: National Crime Records Bureau, MHA

     
 

Note : Due to non-receipt of data from West Bengal in time for 2019, Data furnished for 2018 has been used

   

 

 

Annexure C

S. No.

States/UTs

Number of Atrocity Victims provided relief

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

1.

Andhra Pradesh

5408

5408

10995

10995

10995

2.

Assam

NA

NA

0

0

2

3.

Bihar

2342

2342

3266

3266

4761

4.

Chhattisgarh

492

883

773

940

1115

5.

Goa

NA

0

0

0

0

6.

Gujarat

2070

2287

1741

1930

2295

7.

Haryana

487

626

1003

963

693

8.

Himachal Pradesh

58

173

278

309

NA

9.

Jharkhand

117

595

556

604

1000

10.

Karnataka

1912

2277

2128

2745

2483

11.

Kerala

372

600

1106

863

1300

12.

Madhya Pradesh

6303

8872

6338

6338

9951

13.

Maharashtra

1440

1808

2184

2199

2000

14.

Odisha

2108

1385

1796

2902

2828

15.

Punjab

NA

NA

0

NA

NA

16.

Rajasthan

1729

3648

3727

9158

12647

17.

Sikkim

NA

NA

0

0

0

18.

Tamil Nadu

2216

2067

1580

2530

NA

19.

Telangana

1007

1007

4976

3240

6300

20.

Tripura

NA

1

1

10

NA

21.

Uttar Pradesh

11369

16507

16507

23866

25000

22.

Uttarakhand

5

105

142

274

119

23.

West Bengal

61

61

108

118

107

24.

Chandigarh

NA

0

0

0

0

25.

D&NH

NA

NA

0

NA

NA

26

Daman and Diu

NA

NA

0

NA

NA

27.

NCT of Delhi

18

22

11

26

NA

28.

Puducherry

NA

0

0

46

5

 

Total

39514

50674

59216

73322

83601

Note-    (i)      NA= Not available.

            (ii)      The scheme is intended towards effective implementation of the PCR Act and the PoA Act. The number of atrocity victims/their dependents provided relief is indicated the table above.

 

 

 

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Ramdas Athawale in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

 

*****

 

MG/RNM



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