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Mahishasur is in the news again: Jailer suspended in Chhattisgarh

Assistant Jailer Dinesh Dhruv, who was posted in the remote Baloda Bazar district, has been suspended. He was born into a Gond Adivasi family, and his crime: A Facebook post that he wrote in defence of the Adivasis and their culture, which his superiors found to be critical of the government's 'policies'

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