Dalit youth killed for seeking wage dues of 10kg rice in Nalanda
A Dalit youth died after being beaten, tied to bricks and thrown into a stream at a Bihar village on Sunday, allegedly for demanding the 10kg rice promised to him for a day’s labour in a well-to-do farmer’s field.
Prime accused Dinesh Mahto of Bahadurpur village in Nalanda – the home district of chief minister Nitish Kumar – is in hiding, police said.
Upendra Ravidas, 25, of Kundali village in Patna district had been missing since Sunday evening. The police fished his body out of a rivulet outside Bahadurpur, about 25km away, on Monday morning….