(RNS) Protestors gathered in New Delhi to demand equal affirmative action for Christian and Muslim Dalits, or "untouchables" before police used water canons and canes to disburse the crowd. Photo by John Dayal.

(RNS) Protestors gathered in New Delhi to demand equal affirmative action for Christian and Muslim Dalits, or “untouchables” before police used water canons and canes to disburse the crowd. Photo by John Dayal.