Dalits’ protest in Jalandhar to arrest Hindu activists involved in  Phagwara shootout incident

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Jalandhar: As per media reports Dalit communities held a demonstration at Company Bagh Chowk here on Tuesday over the Phagwara shootout incident.

Dalit protest in Jalandhar

Heavy police force and paramilitary personnel have been deployed around the protest site.

The Dalits are demanding action against more Hindu activists involved in the crime, withdrawal of their arms licences and police security for themselves.

The groups clashed on April 13 over the installation of a board and renaming of a “chowk” .

The incident took place when members of a group allegedly installed a board carrying a picture of dalit icon B R Ambedkar at Gol Chowk here on National Highway-1. They also tried to rename it Savidhan Chowk

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