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NHRC seeks report from Hry over Dalit attack case

PTI   New Delhi, April 25, 2013
First Published: 17:38 IST(25/4/2013) | Last Updated: 17:39 IST(25/4/2013)

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday sought report from the Haryana government over reports that more than 100 Dalits were forced to flee from a village in the state by members of an upper caste.

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Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports, the commission asked the district magistrate and superintendent of police to submit the reports within four weeks.

The action came after a Dalit boy reportedly married an upper caste girl of the Rod community last week, following which the community members attacked the Dalits injuring 10 people including seven policemen.


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