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'Our film has showed how a person stakes claim to his constitutional rights':Kamakhya Narayan Singh

Panaji, Jan 23 (UNI) Kamakhya Narayan Singh, director of film Justice Delayed but Delivered has said that his film has showed how a person stakes claim to his constitutional rights.
Addressing a press conference at the ongoing 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI), he said, ''I feel proud of what we did through this documentary. The short documentary tells the story of struggle and hope of Radhika Gill and Rashmi Sharma, both belonging to the Valmiki community in Jammu and Kashmir. The film revolves around the abrogation of Article 370 of the constitution."
“This idea came to my mind around 2012, after a friend of mine who was doing research found that a section of Dalits in Jammu and Kashmir were denied their constitutional rights. Dalits from Punjab were taken to Jammu and Kashmir for menial jobs such as scavenging and sanitation and for decades, they were forced to be confined to these very same occupations. They were denied even the fundamental rights of equal justice and equal opportunity, as guaranteed in our Constitution. I was struck as to how our constitution, framed by Dr Ambedkar, could end up being manipulated to deprive some people of these fundamental rights. We did a documentary on article 35A in 2015, and we felt that the people who do not have a voice need to be heard,” he said.
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