A fine of Rs 50,000 has been imposed on the owner of the barber shop who cut Dalit hair in Karnataka’s Mysore.
According to a report in a Hindi daily, Mallikarjun Shetty Salon runs in Hallare village of Mysore district, his entire family has been suffering from social exclusion for the past several days due to the same.
The upper caste people have pronounced this decree and imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on Mallikarjun. According to Mallikarjun, a few days ago, the upper caste people came to his shop and threatened him not to cut the hair of Dalits.
When Mallikarjun filed a police complaint against the upper caste people, he was brutally thrashed and fined Rs 50,000. On this issue, the Nanjangud rural police said Mallikarjun himself does not want to register the case.
However, the matter has been settled by both parties.