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Dalits protest against SC order: 6 killed in the protest so far

First Published: 2nd April, 2018 15:38 IST

Five persons have been killed in Madhya Pradesh and one in Rajasthan during the Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups to protest the alleged dilution of SC/ST prevention of Atrocities

Five persons have been killed in Madhya Pradesh and one in Rajasthan during the Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups to protest the alleged dilution of SC/ST prevention of Atrocities Act.

In fact the Punjab government has ordered the suspension of bus services and mobile internet services to control the situation. Dalit organisations across the country called a ‘Bharat bandh’ on Monday to protest a recent Supreme Court ruling “diluting” the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.

The protests left 5 people dead in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena, Bhind and Gwalior. A total of 6 people killed in the protests so far, hundreds have been detained across the country to control the situation. Reports suggested that anti-social elements turned the protest violent in several states.

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