Alsiya Pardhi barred from entering 6 districts

The Betul district collector has issued a notice to that effect against Alsiya Pardhi, who has been fighting for the rights of the community that makes a living by performing circuses on the streets. Ironically, those accused of sexual assault and murder of Pardhi women in 2007 have yet to be punished

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