The police have registered a case of murder and so far no arrests have been made.
The lynching cases of Pehlu Khan and Junaid have become a regular feature in the speeches during opposition rallies for the October 21 Haryana assembly election.
Defecating in open has become a reason to kill, says Safai Karmachari Andolan convenor Bezwada Wilson
He called for government action on the death of over 1,800 manual scavengers, by releasing compensation and providing employment to the kin of the deceased.
Bihar police orders closure of sedition case against 49 celebrities who wrote open letter to PM Modi
The letter by the 49 had said that the lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities must be stopped immediately while stressing that there was 'no democracy without dissent'.
In a letter to the PM, a copy of which was released to the media, Gowda questioned since writing a letter to an elected leader of the country has become a trigger for an FIR.
He added that Gandhi’s emphasis today would have been on asking the civil society to act as a watchdog of the people and always asked tough questions.
Speaking on the occasion of Vijayadashami at Reshimbagh in Nagpur, Bhagwat had earlier today spoken about hate crimes and lynching, without naming any community.
Those involved in incidents of lynching came from the RSS ideology, state Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant said in a statement here.
An FIR was filed in Bihar against personalities, including Aparna Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Ramchandra Guha for alleged sedition.
The case was filed after a chief judicial magistrate passed an order on a petition filed by a lawyer alleging that the writers had tarnished the image of the country.
Any "responsible government" would have taken action on the issue, the veteran filmmaker said.
Benegal said their letter addressed to Modi in July was just an appeal and not a threat that will disturb peace.
The complainant said that the celebrities have been named as accused in the FIR allegedly for tarnishing the country's image by writing such an open letter.
The case was lodged after an order was passed by Chief Judicial Magistrate Surya Kant Tiwari two months ago on a petition filed by local advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha.
The counsel for the petitioners submitted that the injuries found on the deceased were not intentionally inflicted by the accused and the injuries were not sufficient to cause death.