The Hindu: Dalit girl thrashed, thrown out of Uttar Pradesh school by ex-pradhan for not wearing uniform

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A Dalit girl allegedly faced casteist slurs, was beaten up and thrown out of her school by a former village head in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi for not wearing uniform, police said on Tuesday.
The accused ex-pradhan was identified as Manoj Kumar Dubey, they said.

The accused is neither an officer nor a teacher, yet he goes to school every day and misbehaves with teachers and children, police said.

Mr. Dubey on Monday questioned the girl, a class 8 student of a government school, about not wearing the uniform, Chauri police station in-charge Girija Shankar Yadav said.

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