A 23-year-old girl from Manipur, working in a shopping mall in Gurgaon, says she has been molested at her home, allegedly by her neighbour. She says she forgot to lock her apartment door at night.
The alleged victim lives with two young men who she says are her cousins. When she tried to file a police complaint, she was allegedly asked why she lives with men.
Students and young people working in Delhi who belong to the North East complain of regular discrimination.
Last week, a student from Meghalaya at Amity College committed suicide.Â Dana Sangma was allegedly being humiliated by an invigilator who accused her of cheating in an exam.Â She was the niece of Meghalaya chief minister, Mukul Sangma. Students and activists say Dana took the extreme step after feeling ‘racially discriminated’.Â Many students also alleged that they were threatened by the university to not speak out.