A horrific incident occurred in Madhya Pradesh district of Indore, when a Dalit family got attacked by upper-caste Thakur men after the former wanted to take possession of their disputed farmland in Kalva village. It is being alleged that the Thakur family wanted to snatch the land, and had attacked the Dalit family during wheat harvesting. Subjected to assault, seven members were seriously injured, and one died as a result of those injuries. Women and children were also brutally beaten among these 7 members. A video showing the serious condition of the family members and the injuries suffered by them has been uploaded on social media.

The video can be viewed here:


As reported by Siyasat, the Deputy Inspector General of Police of Rural Range Indore, Chandrashekhar Solanki, stated that the incident took place on Friday night. The Dalit family had gone to reclaim their land from the Thakurs. However, things got out of hand and the brutal assault of the Dalit family was the result.

The Thakurs were joined by more people who thrashed the Dalit family, leaving the seven members seriously injured. Shantialal 40, Meherban 35, Sanju Bai 40, Sangeeta 35, Hukum 55, and Ramesh 62 are being treated at the Maharaja Yeshwantrao (M. Y) Hospital in Indore, as reported by Siyasat. In the clash, 60-year-old Mayaram Singh died from his injuries.

The DIG has further said that a case has been filed on the above incident, and investigations are underway…

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