Dalits, caste Hindus clash in Cuddalore
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Tension prevailed in Cuddalore district on Tuesday after members of a Scheduled Caste Community and caste Hindus clashed this morning. A few huts of Dalit families were ransacked and set on fire.
Police said trouble began when a girl belonging to a Hindu community was allegedly taunted by a Dalit youth in Pacharapalayam village in Cuddalore. The girl's relatives and others took on the Dalit families in the area and a clash ensued. A few people on both sides suffered minor injuries.
The incident sparked protests from various Dalit outfits who alleged the caste Hindus were attacking Dalits after failing to come to terms their rise through education and employment.
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