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Amravati: 1 killed in police firing in clash with Dalit activists

November 14, 2006 16:24 IST

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One person was killed in police firing during a clash with stone-pelting Dalit activists who were enforcing a shutdown in Amravati district of Maharashtra on Tuesday, police said.

Police had earlier in the day resorted to a baton-charge and lobbed teargas shells to disperse an unruly group of protesters during the bandh called by some Dalit organisations to protest the killing of four members of a Dalit family at Khairlanji village in Bhandara district recently.

The protesters allegedly indulged in stone pelting near the divisional commissionarate, police said.



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Sub: Dalit Killings................

Dalits have infinte capacity for suffering. They are suffering since thousand of years & continue to suffer in the 21st century. Whenever they tried to ...


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Poor, disenfranchized people resort to such violence because of perverse indifference and inaction by corrupt uncaring cops who not just cozy up the upper-castes, but ...


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