RAJASTHAN: In a tragic and horrific incident, three dalits were mowed down by tractors driven by the dominant Jat community over a land dispute in Nagaur district of Rajasthan.
The incident happened after one member of Jat community was killed by dalits on Thursday.
Heavy security was deployed at the area to enable the funeral rites of those killed in the incident but no arrests have been made so far.
Hundreds of dalits from Nagaur district and surrounding villages fled to save their lives after the incident.
The dispute was related to land which was claimed by dalit families. Later on Thursday, the Jats held a panchayat and summoned dalits. The dalit families then fired shots at the two men fearing over the summons in which one died on the spot, following which the crowd at jat panchayats went frenzy and started attacking the dalits.