BSP funding Bhim Sena, group responsible for Saharanpur clashes: Report
Mayawati's brother and BSP vice-president Anand Kumar also funds the Bhim Sena, the report claims.
It has emphasized the role of the group's patron Chandra Shekhar, a lawyer fighting "injustice and social discrimination by upper castes."
The alleged BSP-Bhim Sena nexus
At least two dead in Saharanpur
Situation has been tense in Saharanpur since a month, where Dalits have clashed with upper castes in at least three separate incidents.
At least two have died and several injured. The government has announced compensation for riot victims.
Bhim Sena mobilizing youths against caste atrocities
According to the dossier, the Bhim Sena, supported not just by the BSP but CPI(M-L) too, is attempting to mobilize Dalit youths against atrocities by upper castes.
Former BSP MLA Ravindra Kumar Golhoo is reportedly hobnobbing with Chandra Shekhar to boost his political prospects.
Shayan Masood, grandson of former minister Rashid Masood, is also inclined towards the Bhim Sena.
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