Truth vs Hype: Ghost Villages And Fake FIRs In Aftermath Of Dalit Riots
PUBLISHED ON: April 14, 2018 | Duration: 22 min, 49 sec
On Ambedkar Jayanti, the usual political expressions of reassurances to Dalit anxieties may not quite be matched by ground reality. Dalit groups say there has been a backlash to the protests, by upper castes, and by the police - wrongful arrests, harassment, crackdowns. TVH traversed three districts in Western Uttar Pradesh, which had been touched by violence, to find ghost villages, and questionable FIRs.