Print edition : June 09, 2017

Agnibhaskar and his wife, Dalit victims of the violence, hopsitalised after the attack. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

In the aftermath of the attack, a burnt Dalit home. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

This child, with burn marks on the neck, was injured in the arson. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

A burnt shop. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

The Thakurs attacked even the livestock of the Dalits. Here, a calf that was attacked. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

A buffalo that was injured in the arson. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

A caste Hindu onslaught on Dalits in a western Uttar Pradesh village triggers a fightback, bringing cheer to marginalised communities who find themselves bullied by saffron groups that all too often take the law into their own hands.
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