Ludhiana, Apr 29 (PTI) A youth, who was critically injured in a clash in Phagwara between members of Dalit outfits and Hindu right-wing groups on the issue of renaming an NH1 traffic intersection, succumbed to injuries at a hospital here, police said. Also Read - Congress' Priyanka Gandhi Slams UP Govt Over Rising Incidents of Crime Against Women in State
Yashwant alias Bobby (19 ), a Dalit activist, who was critically injured in the clash, in which three others were also injured, succumbed to injuries here yesterday night at DMC Hospital. Also Read - 65-Year-Old Dalit Man Beaten Up & Forced to Drink Urine in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, One Arrested
His body was sent to Phagwara this morning after postmortem by doctors under tight police security. Also Read - Three Minor Dalit Sisters Attacked With Acid While They Were Sleeping at Home in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda
On April 13, clashes erupted in Phagwara between members of Dalit outfits and Hindu right-wing groups after Dalit members allegedly put up a board with a picture of B R Ambedkar at Gol Chowk.
They also tried to rename the intersection as Samvidhan Chowk.
Four persons were injured in the clashes.
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