Dalit girl denied drinking water in temple, father attacked with trishul by priest

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There does not seem to be any respite to Dalits from being brutalised by people belonging to upper caste particularly in Uttar Pradesh.

In a latest incident of atrocities against Dalits, a 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly denied drinking water at a temple in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh by the priest.

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News agency ANI reported that the girl was denied drinking water because of her caste as Dalit.

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The report further said that the priest attacked the girl’s father with a trishul(trident) after he confronted him. Police has registered a case against the accused under SC&ST act before taking the priest into custody.

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There have been several instances of atrocities against Dalits across the country causing unprecedented protests. The incident in Sambhal took place on a day it was reported that 27 families in BJP-ruled Gujarat were forced to leave outside their village by men belonging to the upper caste.

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Gujarat has seen a huge protest by Dalits in the wake of brutality committed by right-wing Hindutva forces against four people in Una for their alleged act of skinning dead cattle in the state.

 

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  1. Is your website funded by ISI. 1 billion Hindu’s united in 2014 and that scared the hell out of you and now try to use diversionary tactics to divide people. shame on you people.

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