Prashant K Trivedi, Srinivas Goli, Fahimuddin and Surinder Kumar polled more than 7,000 households across 14 districts, northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Important findings include:

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1)A section of "Dalit Muslims" testify dat dey r seated separately in non-Dalit Muslim feasts & r served food on different plates.

2)Around 8% of "Dalit Muslim" respondents report dat deir children r seated in separate rows in classes and also during school lunches. 2/n
3) At least a third of them state dat they are not allowed to bury their dead in an "upper-caste" burial ground.

4) When "Dalit Muslim" respondents were requested 2 share their experiences inside homes of upper-cast Muslims, around 13% of them reported having received food/
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water in different utensils in "upper-caste" Muslim houses.

From BBC article.(Why are many Indian Muslims seen as untouchable?)
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