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Protesters torch a vehicle in Ghaziabad during Bharat Bandh called by several Dalit organisations.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Bharat bandh highlights: Dalit protests spread across north India; 9 killed in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, UP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Protests turned violent in various parts of the country during ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by Dalit organisations against a Supreme Court order allegedly diluting The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989. Here are the live highlights
Rapid Action Force carry out flag march ahead of nation wide call of band, in Jalandhar on Sunday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Rapid Action Force carry out flag march ahead of nation wide call of band, in Jalandhar on Sunday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)

Dalit bodies’ bandh: Punjab govt orders security clampdown, board exams postponed

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 11:53 PM IST
The mobile internet services will also be suspended in the state in view of the bandh called by several Dalit organisations against the dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act.
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