NGOs aren’t really the problem
Rights-based NGOs are considered politically controversial and many find it difficult to raise money in India
In September 2012, three Dalit youths were killed in police firing in Thangadh in Saurashtra. The Gujarat government set up an inquiry, whose 2013 report was not made public. The Navsarjan Trust, an organization that campaigns for Dalit rights, challenged that. In August this year, it organized a protest against government inaction, during the tense days following an incident in Una, southern Saurashtra, where men claiming to be gau rakshaks (protectors of cows) beat up Dalit youths for skinning a dead cow.
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