Bajrang Dal activist attacked dalit family in Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka on rumours that they had eaten beef.According to sources, Karnataka Communal Harmony Forum filed an FIR which stated that around 40-50 people attacked the family, major injured three people. Police had arrested 7 people, and they will be charged under Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes(Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act. The incident has surfaced at a time when the Dalit community has come out on streets and is protesting against the atrocities they have to face. The protests were triggered after a video of four Dalit youth being mercilessly beaten by �Gau Rakshaks� in Gujarat�s Una went viral on the Internet. On the other hand, members of the community in Uttar Pradesh protested against derogatory comment made by BJP leader against BSP supremo Mayawati. Parliament, too, debated the atrocities against Dalits calling upon the government to take strict action in such cases. Mohammad Akhlaq of Dadri, Uttar Pradesh was also attacked last year over beef rumours and he lost his life in the incident giving rise to the �intolerance debate� in the country.
Bajrang dal activist attacked on Dalit family in karnatka on beef rumours