Young, Angry and ‘Untouchable’ - 01-18


(Bloomberg) -- Surrounded by 200 armed police, Sanjay Jatav rode into his bride’s village in a horse-drawn carriage. The wedding procession last July was historic: It had been 80 years since a member of the Dalit community—once known as “untouchables”—rode a horse into the upper caste-dominated village in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state. The act defied traditions demanding a simple ceremony for people of his lowly social status.