TUESDAY 3 APRIL 2018 HYDERABAD | PAGES 16 OUR BUREAU Vikarabad: Bharat bandh called by Dalit groups to lodge their protest against the Supreme Court verdict on the SC and ST Atrocities (prohibition) Act in the town on Monday passed off peacefully. A rasta roko was staged at BJR cross roads in the town and also a at Mominpet and Yenkatala village of Nawabpet mandal demanding the apex court to reconsider its decision. The joint action committee of Dalits called for observing bandh. Earlier, the Dalits garlanded Ambedkar statue and staged rasta roko obstructing the movement of vehicular traffic for some hours. They urged the Center to go in appeal against the apex court verdict. The described the verdict as a conspiracy hatched by the Center to weaken the SC and ST Atrocities (Prevention) Act and to re-impose Manuvadi philosophy on society. Bandh called by Dalits passes off peacefully Rana GHMC collects forced to record property shoot in tax of `1,321 cr Thailand Vikarabad to have with elephants 565 panchayats 05 14 03
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