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The Adityanath government's feeble attempts to woo the Dalits only serve to alienate the community.

When Yogi Adityanath decided the time had come to share a meal with a Dalit family, overcautious officials chose the home of Lekhpal Asharam, a lower caste state employee of Madhupur village in Pratapgarh district. Then trying to hush indignant Dalit voices in the village, they announced that the chief minister would in fact eat in

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