Tag : Dhangar community

2 results were found for the search for Dhangar community

Attack on Nomadic Shepherding Community Members in Maharashtra

In a recent incident, members of a nomadic pastoral community were violently attacked by a local villager when they were herding their livestock, in the Solapur district of Maharashtra. In another incident, around 130 sheep from a nomadic shepherds’ camp in Usmanabad District died mysteriously. Arati Kade reports about these incidents that are symptomatic of […]

13-year old Nomadic Shepherd Girl raped by Maratha Man near Pune

A 13-year-old nomadic shepherd girl was recently raped by a 55-year-old man from the Maratha community. This incident took place at Kodit village of Purandar taluka in the border area of ​​Saswad police station, Pune district, Maharashtra. A report by Arati Kade.   A family of the Nomadic shepherd (Dhangar) community had set up their […]