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In Jharkand, man’s relatives kill his young wife because she was Christian and Dalit

September 17, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The eastern Indian state of Jharkand (map) is 68% Hindu, 15% Muslim, and 4% Christian, with 13% adhering to indigenous Sarnaism and other religions. An estimated 30% of India’s Christians are Dalits (once more commonly known as “untouchables”).

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