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Uttar Pradesh: Dalit family beaten up for touching idols at temple

Lucknow(ANI): A Dalit couple and their relatives were beaten up, abused and issued life threats for allegedly touching idols at a temple in Chitrakoot. The police have registered FIR against the culprits. However, no arrests have been made so far. The Dalits in Rajapur town have announced a march on Sunday if the accused are not arrested by then.

National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman P.L. Punia on Saturday said the commission will take action against culprits involved in the beating up of a Dalit family for allegedly touching idols at a temple in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh. “The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has taken its cognizance and there will be probe against them,” Punia said. “Whenever these kinds of incidences take place, the commission intervenes and ensures that probe is done against the culprits,” he added.

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