“When a dalit family had an argument with members of the Jat community in Hisar, 18-year-old Suman and her father Tarachand became the victims.
“The sprawl began when the some Jat men threw stones at Tarachand’s dog and later allegedly torched nearly 25 dalit houses.
“Suman, who was wheelchair-bound and her father died in the blaze.
“When around 20 young men came to attack the village, 18-year-old Suman was in her house. Since she was physically challenged and did not know what else to do, she locked herself in a room. Unfortunately, it was set on fire and her body discovered the next day.
“Dalits in the village say the Jats, who consider themselves superior were increasingly growing jealous as many dalits were relatively well educated.”
Dalit’s killing forces exodus (Indian Express, April 23, 2010):
“‘We have seen members of our community being burnt. How can we live here? 200 to 300 persons were staying here, most of them have left and some youngsters are staying here. What have the authorities done when all this was happening?’ said Sunil.”
Caste in blood: Hisar can't give up prejudice (IBN Live, April 25, 2010):
“‘The police SHO is related to the Jats. He did not take any action. He was standing there with the Jats and drinking water with them,’ alleges Ajay Kumar, another Dalit villager.”
And see also:
For two days, Hisar Dalits waited for police, then the mob came
(Indian Express, April 23, 2010)