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A Dalit man killed over Ambedkar's poster in Rajasthan.

A Dalit man was beaten to death by a group of young people over a poster with BR Ambedkar's photograph, which was put up outside his home in Rajasthan Hanumangarh district, Police said on Thursday.


Anil Sihag and Rakesh Sihag told the posters put up outside the house of Vinod Bamaniya 22 to a Bhim Army member on 24th may they said. After Mr. Bamaniya and his family raised objections, the family members of the accused apologized on their behalf when locals intervened.


Dalit man killed in row over Ambedkar's poster. Source - NDTV.


However, the accused, assaulted Mr. Bamaniya with help from four other people, seeking revenge on June 5. After the attack, Mr. Bamaniya was admitted to a private hospital in Sri Ganganagar in critical condition and died on 7th June due to his injuries, said police.


Both the accused, Anil Sihag and Rakesh Sihag were arrested along with their friends Saksham and Haider Ali. The other two who involved in the attack were missing, police said.

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