Gujarat: Dalit teenager staged attack over moustache, say police, father - The Indian Express

Gujarat: Dalit teenager staged attack over moustache, say police, fatherThe Indian ExpressThe 17-year-old had alleged that he was attacked with a blade outside Limbodara village by two unidentified persons while he was returning home from school on October 3. He claimed that he was also attacked on September 25 along with his cousin Piyush ...and more »

Limbodara Dalit teen faked knife attack: police - Ahmedabad Mirror

Ahmedabad MirrorLimbodara Dalit teen faked knife attack: policeAhmedabad MirrorThe Gandhinagar police on Friday claimed that the atrocity case filed by a Dalit teenager is false. Digant Maheria, a Class 10 student, had claimed that two unidentified person had slashed a knife on his back. Gandhinagar police told reporters that the ...and more »

Gujarat Teen Behind 'Mr Dalit' Campaign Faked The Attack, Police Says - NDTV

NDTVGujarat Teen Behind 'Mr Dalit' Campaign Faked The Attack, Police SaysNDTVDigant's family had told the police they feared he had been attacked because he was with his cousin Piyush Parmar when he was thrashed last week allegedly by upper caste Rajput men for wearing a moustache. All India | Written by Rohit Bhan | Updated: ...and more »

Dalit youth who was attacked for sporting moustache staged the incident for publicity: report - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisDalit youth who was attacked for sporting moustache staged the incident for publicity: reportDaily News & AnalysisThe alleged attack on a 17-year-old Dalit boy in Gujarat for growing a moustache was staged by the boy himself to garner publicity, a Hindustan Times report has said. According to the report, the 17-year-old confessed to inflicting the wound on himself ...and more »

Gujarat Among 5 Worst States in Atrocities Against Dalits - News18

News18Gujarat Among 5 Worst States in Atrocities Against DalitsNews18Atrocities reported against SCs in Gujarat saw a rise to the tune of 31% — from 1,009 cases in 2015 to 1,321 in 2016. News18.com. Updated:October 6, 2017, 8:25 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp. Gujarat Among 5 Worst States in ...and more »

Whose moustache is it anyway? Dalit incident lie exposed in Gujarat - Times of India (blog)

Times of India (blog)Whose moustache is it anyway? Dalit incident lie exposed in GujaratTimes of India (blog)It was supposed to be but obviously true when 17-year-old Digant Maheria claimed two unidentified men on a motorcycle slashed his back with a blade in Gujarat's Gandhinagar this Tuesday. We all assumed it was true and yet another example of the daily ...and more »

Dalits of Gujarat Will Certainly Vote Against BJP: Jignesh Mevani - The Quint

The QuintDalits of Gujarat Will Certainly Vote Against BJP: Jignesh MevaniThe QuintAn image of a twirled moustache accompanied with the text 'Mr Dalit' has become a sign of protest for Dalits in Gujarat, following multiple instances of violence against members of the community in the past week. In Limbodara village near Gandhinagar ...and more »

Attack that triggered moustache protest by Gujarat Dalits was staged: Probe - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesAttack that triggered moustache protest by Gujarat Dalits was staged: ProbeHindustan TimesThe 17-year-old victim had alleged he was attacked with a blade in Limbodara village on October 3 for sporting a moustache. But Gandhinagar Police said a forensic team found no blade at the spot and investigators couldn't trace any attackers or their ...and more »

Twirled moustache becomes symbol for 'Mr Dalit' protests in Gujarat - Moneycontrol.com

Moneycontrol.comTwirled moustache becomes symbol for 'Mr Dalit' protests in GujaratMoneycontrol.comA veritable amount of violence perpetrated by the upper castes on Dalits has been reported in the recent past at Gujarat. Twirled moustache becomes symbol for 'Mr Dalit' protests in Gujarat. Moneycontrol News. Over 300 Dalits in the Sanand area in ...and more »

India's lowest caste fights discrimination with mustache selfies - KITV Honolulu

India's lowest caste fights discrimination with mustache selfiesKITV HonoluluNEW DELHI (CNN) -- Members of India's lowest Dalit caste are fighting against discrimination by posting "mustache selfies" on social media. The posts are in response to a string of violent incidents in which Dalits in the west Indian state of Gujarat ...and more »