Aligarh: Dalits allege ‘discrimination’ over drain construction, threaten to convert to Islam The Dalit community has already raised protests over the stone pelting at Saharanpur

Mon, 22 May 2017-05:10pm , PTI

Dalits in an Aligarh village have threatened to convert to Islam, alleging that the police were targeting them following a clash with upper caste Thakurs over the construction of a drain.

Members of the community in Keshopur village had on May 16 clashed with Thakurs. Several individuals were injured in the violence, following which police complaints were filed by both sides.

The Dalits in the village staged a protest and alleged that the police discriminated against them when it came to taking action.

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