- JULY 11, 2016: Four Dalit men were stripped and beaten by Shiv Sena men for skinning a dead cow in Gir Somnath’s Una taaluka
- JULY 18, 2016: Seven members of the Dalit community in Gujarat attempted suicide protesting against the atrocity on them
- Gujarat’s Anandiben Patel government on Monday announced a probe by the CID (Crime) into violence against Dalit youth in the Saurashtra region
- Dalits held protest rallies in major towns including in Gondal, where five members of the community consumed pesticide while two members consumed it in another town Jamkandorana town
- Mayawati raised the issue of beating up of four Dalit youth in public and parading them in Una town in Gujarat by cow protection vigilantes
- JULY 19, 2016: A head constable was killed in stone-pelting by a mob as the ongoing protests by Dalits over four community members being assaulted allegedly for skinning a cow in Una spread to several parts of Gujarat
- A young Dalit from Junagadh consumed acid to attempt suicide, later died at the Civil Hospital.