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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Madhya Pradesh Government a day after a group of farmers were allegedly detained, stripped and beaten up by the police in Tikamgarh district of the state.
Farmers were returning from a protest that sought drought-hit status for the Tikamgarh district.
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that the Police in Tikamgarh allegedly locked up farmers and forced them to strip after they staged a protest against the state government.
Meanwhile, the Tikamgarh Police has denied that the farmers were beaten and said that a probe into the matter has been initiated.
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