Muhammad Akhlaq

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My Visit To Bisara: Dadri Lynching Still Haunts Village

I was in Bisara on the day of the Bihar Assembly election results, but it was far removed from the excitement of the polls, bearing a deserted look and with a strong police presence maintaining a tight vigil even a month after the murder. The villagers were reluctant to speak to reporters, and some were openly hostile, saying things like, "Yeh media waale hain, inhe bhagao These people are from the media, drive them away)."