Sreedhara said a few months ago, a theft had taken place in the village and it was decided that no one should enter the temple except the priest.
A 16-year-old Dalit girl has been allegedly gangraped in Jharkhand's Hazaribag district, police said on Tuesday.
The incident took place on Thursday evening when the woman was going to visit her aunt in Fatehpur.
“They were saying ‘how can a Dalit’s dog bite a caste Hindu’s dog?’ as they attacked the animal,” one of the villagers said, on condition of anonymity.
The girl died under suspicious circumstances on August 1 even as her parents alleged that she was raped and forcibly cremated by a crematorium's priest.
TDP leader Nakka Anand Babu charged the government and alleged that the SC, ST leaders were not even being allowed to express their democratic protests against the atrocities of the ruling party.
The Congress' SC department chairman Nitin Raut alleged that the Modi government has been slashing allocations for the welfare of Dalits in the annual budgets, stopping and delaying scholarships.
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Two upper caste men in Haridwar stood outside star striker Vandana Katariya’s home at Roshnabad village and started hurling casteist abuses.
A 19-year-old Dalit man was brutally beaten with bamboo sticks allegedly by family members of his upper caste girlfriend.
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As per the police, Surendra Rajput, who was in a relationship with Rupali but was about to marry another girl, was behind the murders.
Priyanka Gandhi accused the Uttar Pradesh police of attacking Dalits in Azamgarh, and sought action against the accused and adequate compensation for the victims.
The Jatehdar himself was shocked and assured me to do the needful at the earliest to end this discrimination between poor Dalits and others, Sampla said.
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday said Dr Siddalingaiah narrated the pain of Dalits through his writings and fought for their upliftment.
Vinod was targeted as he had earlier lodged several complaints of Dalit atrocities against the accused, said his cousin.
Over the last few weeks, leaders of NDA constituents including JDU and BJP have tweeted contrary statements against each other.