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Dalit beaten for entering temple

A Dalit has been allegedly beaten up and abused by a priest, Shailendra Tiwari, for entering into a temple in the district, police said.

india Updated: Jan 08, 2008 12:22 IST

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A Dalit was allegedly beaten up and abused by a priest for entering into a temple in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Shailendra Tiwari, the priest at Mahadev temple in KDA colony stopped one Sudhir Naga and used "abusive language" when he tried to enter the temple here last night, Bidhnu police station incharge Sanjay Gupta said.

The priest also beat up Naga after he entered the temple forcibly, Gupta added.

An FIR has been registered against the duo, he said, adding the matter is being investigated.