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An RJD MLA and the police look on as a journalist is attacked in Bihar

Upendra Kashyap is a journalist who comes from a most backward caste and was reporting on a murder in Daudnagar, in the increasingly Yadav-dominant Aurangabad district, when he was attacked

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Nawal Kishore Kumar

Nawal Kishore Kumar is Editor (Hindi), Forward Press

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