The State Dalit Sangharsha Samithi (Krantikari unit) here has filed a complaint with district and police authorities, urging them to stop the tradition of forcing Dalits to eat the meat of buffaloes sacrificed to the gods.Mallikarjuna Kranthi, the State General Secretary, filed the complaint with the District Commissioner and the Superintendent of Police of Yadgir district on Saturday.

He stated that many buffaloes would be sacrificed to the gods at the religious fair in Devikera village, Surapura taluk.Dalits are compelled to consume the meat of the sacrificed buffaloes, or face boycott from the village.