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Second attack in a year on Dalit priest in Kerala

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    In the second brutal attack in a year, a Dalit priest was stabbed in early hours at his home by an unidentified assailant in Palakkad ditsrict in Kerala. He has been admitted to hospital.

    Second attack in a year on Dalit priest in Kerala

    Biju Narayanan is the first Dalit to qualify in Tantric studies from Travancore Devaswom Board.

    In June, Biju sustained second-degree burns to 18% of his body after being splashed with acid in Koppam in Palakkad. He was allegedly attacked for conducting Vedic classes.

    Biju is serving as a priest at Vettakkorumakan temple in Vilayoor, Pattambi. He also conducts Vedic classes for kids in his institute Adimargatantra Vidyapeedam.

    He had received death threats after he planned to conduct a mahayaga with scheduled cast priests.

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