Feudal mindset and servile administration to blame for Saharanpur violence

In Shabirpur, as the police looked on, Rajputs barged into a Dalit settlement and set houses on fire and beat up the elderly, women and children. Then, as the Dalits gathered for a meeting to condemn the incident, the police advised them to move to a different venue. When the crowd converged on the new venue, the police suddenly resorted to a lathi charge

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