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Dalits hold nationwide protests over Supreme Court’s ruling

Dalit groups called for country-wide protests against the Supreme Court ruling on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act) 1989, as violence broke out in several states.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s central government filed a petition for a review of the ruling in the Supreme Court, and appealed for calm after the first death […]