A dalit groom was on Monday allegedly stopped from riding a horse cart in Haryana’s Kurukshetra area.
“I was told that I am a Dalit and hence have ‘no right to ride a horse or a horse cart,” the groom, Sandeep said in a statement.
Naib Tehsildar of Kurukshetra district Chetna Choudhary told the media that though groom was initially stopped from riding the cart, the situation was later brought under control and the rituals were completed without any hassle.
“There was issue in start but we helped him complete rituals. Everything is under control,” Naib Tehsildar, Chetna Choudhary said in a statement.