Sikh student beaten up, mistaken for Kashmiri

20-25 ABVP members allegedly thrashed a 25-year-old research student in Hyderabad after mistaking him to be a Kashmiri. The ABVP activists mistook Amol Singh for his senior Bilal, a Kashmiri and a former student of the University of Hyderabad, and attacked him after a protest against alleged police atrocities in Kashmir.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident University
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Other MInorities
Location of incident University perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: July 20, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Amol Singh
    Name of Perpetrator ABVP
    State Telangana
    District/City Hyderabad
    Party In Power / Incidents TRS - Telangana Rashtra Samithi
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