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Carcasses pile up outside Indian PM’s city as Dalits protest prejudice

AHMEDABAD: On the outskirts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home city, the stench from cow carcasses littering the roadside is overpowering as India's lowest social caste keeps up protests against deep-rooted discrimination. Dalits, previously known as 'untouchables', stopped collecting carcasses more than two months ago in Gujarat state, after the brutal beating of four Dalit youths accused of killing a cow, considered sacred in India. A video of the public flogging carried out by upper-caste cow-protection vigilantes…