Untouchability practised against CM Manjhi to be probed

 Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Monday ordered a high-level probe into the alleged "untouchability" practised by some "powerful people" against him after he visited a temple.

LJP demands Bihar CM's resignation over Mahadalits' exodus

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party on Friday demanded Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's resignation following the exodus of hundreds of Mahadalits from their village after being threatened by upper caste men.

Jitan Ram Manjhi: A soft-spoken Mahadalit who was a shepherd

Humble and honest, 68-year-old Mahadalit leader Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was Tuesday sworn as the new chief minister of Bihar, began his life working as a shepherd for a farmer.

Jitan Ram Manjhi sworn-in as the first `Mahadalit` Chief Minister of Bihar

Jitan Ram Manjhi, a close aide of Nitish Kumar and a `Mahadalit` leader was on Tuesday sworn-in as the 23rd chief minister of Bihar.

House attacked because I am Mahadalit: Bihar speaker

Bihar assembly Speaker Uday Narain Choudhary said his house was pelted with stones by Rashtriya Janata Dal workers because he hails from the Mahadalit caste.

All Mahadalit families must be provided land : Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar directed the revenue department to provide land by this fiscal to all Mahadalit families in the state for housing.

Centre has acknowledged ‘Mahadalit’: Nitish

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
today claimed that the Centre had acknowledged the use of term Mahadalits for the extremely backward, whose condition his government was committed to develop.

Mahadalit families to get homestead land

Over two lakh Mahadalit families in
Bihar would soon get homestead land and state government`s
help in constructing their dwellings.