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Dalit protests: How Mumbai turned into once shut down

Mumbai, India – On January 1 each year, members of India’s Dalit community gather to mark the 1818 battle of Bhima-Koregaon In that fight, two centuries ago, low-caste Dalits sided with the British army to defeat the upper-caste Peshwa rulers. This year’s commemoration events, however, were marred by deadly violence after their rally in Bhima-Koregaon, in the…