Indian Priest Carries Outcast into Temple
Posted on : 05-09-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A priest from the Indian city of Hyderabad made news around the world when he carried a Dalit into the inner sanctum of a temple. Formerly known as untouchables, the Dalits, the lowest of all castes, have been considered impure and banned from India’s temples for centuries. The priest, CS Rangarajan, told BBC Tellagu that he “wanted to show people that everyone is equal in the eyes of God.” In spite of laws to protect them, around 200 million Dalits remain victims of a hierarchy that refuses to allow…
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