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Narendra Modi calls for an end to attacks on low-caste Indians

Prime Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls for an end to attacks on low-caste Indians Minister Narendra Modi calls for an end to attacks on low-caste Indians

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a end to the attacks on low-caste Indians, seeking to defuse mounting anger among Dalits over the public flogging of four villagers by cow-protection vigilantes. On Sunday Modi described the ongoing exploitation of Dalits, who lie at the bottom of India’s deeply entrenched social hierarchal system, as shameful. “Why should we exploit our Dalit brothers? What right do we have for such behaviour?” Modi said to workers of his Hindu nationalist party in the southern city of Hyderabad. “It is our responsibility to protect and respect the persons from society’s lowest rung.” Modi…

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