Dalit boy dies after clash

Press Trust of India | Ramanathapuram May 12, 2017 Last Updated at 14:57 IST

A 16-year Dalit boy has been murdered after a clash between two groups of people during the Chitra festival at Rameswaram in the district, police said today.

Muniasamy succumbed to head injuries at a hospital in the clash last night, police said.

An altercation between the groups erupted over attending "mandagapadi" (temple ritual) for which Thevar community had paid fees to the temple.

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