After meeting the daakus that raided the Chambal Valley, Doctor VC meets their nemesis: an encounter specialist.
After meeting the daakus that raided the Chambal Valley, Doctor VC meets their nemesis: an encounter specialist. DISCLAIMER: This video contains shots of graphic violence. Viewer discretion is advised. Choose a subtitle language by clicking on the ‘CC’ button on the video player.
With 116 encounters to his name, Ashok Singh Bhadoriya is, for a large part, responsible for clearing the Chambal Valley of the dreaded dacoits that held sway in the region. He’s been praised as a hero and on occasion, even accused of fake encounters. The accusations have since been disproven, and Ashok Bhadoriya remains a name that strikes terror into the hearts of the daakus that terrorise Chambal.
Doctor VC takes a journey with Bhadoriya, deep into daaku territory, to learn about how the life of an encounter specialist is different from the lives of the daakus themselves. What he learnt left him rather surprised.
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