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They’re upset with our rise in society, says Madhya Pradesh OBC groom thrashed by Rajput men for riding horse


Pushed off a horse by Rajput men during his wedding procession last week, Dharmendra Parmar, who belongs to an OBC community, realised the worth of his education and job only then.

“They are threatened by our assertion, and rise up the social ladder. Why should we consult them for every decision since we are educated?” asked Mr. Parmar, 28, who holds M.Com and B.Ed. degrees, and is employed at a cooperative bank. “We refused to work their fields too, which riled them further.”

The only Parmar family of Bhadwasa village of Agar Malwa district in Madhya Pradesh owns ...


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