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Beef Row: 7 Bajrang Dal Activists Arrested For Attacking Dalits in K'taka

Beef Row: 7 Bajrang Dal Activists Arrested For Attacking Dalits in K'taka

Seven Bajrang Dal activists were arrested in Karnataka for attacking four dalit youths over beef row.

Deepa Balakrishnan

Bengaluru: Seven Bajrang Dal activists were arrested on Monday in Chikmagalur district in Karnataka for attacking four dalit youths including a physically challenged person for 'eating beef'.

On July 17, a gang of 30-40 Bajrang Dal members barged into the house of a Dalit family, beat them up with sticks and threatened them with machetes.

The attack has come to light even as Gujarat is burning over a similar atrocity on Dalits in Una.

Dalit groups are demanding that accused should be booked under the SC/ST atrocities act.


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