File photograph of BSP chief Mayawati

Condemning the incident, BSP metropolis chief Vimal Kumar and a number of other different get together staff mentioned that burning of Mayawati’s effigy was a robust violation of the CrPC Section 144 in addition to the violation of Dalits’ religion in the get together supremo.

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People belonging to the Dalit group in Agra on Thursday burned posters and effigies of Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) chief Mayawati over her silence on the Hathras case that shook all the nation. The BSP supremo considers Agra, a division with main Dalit stronghold, “lucky” for her get together and at all times makes it a degree to start her election campaigns with public conferences in the Taj metropolis.

Condemning the incident, BSP metropolis chief Vimal Kumar and a number of other different get together staff mentioned that burning of Mayawati’s effigy was a robust violation of the CrPC Section 144 in addition to the violation of Dalits’ religion in the get together supremo. Taking observe the of the criticism filed by get together leaders, the police registered a felony case towards a number of unidentified individuals.

Strongly opposing Mayawati’s silence over the Hathras tragedy, Jatav Mahapanchayat president Ramvir Singh Kardam mentioned that whereas a number of leaders of assorted different political events have visited the sufferer’s household to assist them, the BSP chief has “not even cared” to fulfill the bereaved household, reported India Today. Kardam additionally mentioned that whereas Dalits have sturdy regards for Mayawati, it was very “disheartening” to see that she didn’t really feel the identical for the group.

“Mayawati has not even cared to visit the house of the Dalit girl who was gang-raped by four upper caste men in Hathras,” he mentioned, including that the Jatav Mahapanchayat was strongly towards her silence on the case.

Days after these belonging to Dalit group threw ink on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Sanjay Singh throughout his go to to Hathras, Dalit chief and social activist Rajkumar Nagrath condemned the incident, terming it “unacceptable”. He mentioned that he had additionally personally despatched a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind to make sure that the offender was despatched to jail and likewise requested him to take away Yogi Adityanath from the submit of the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, the Akhil Bhartiya Jat Mahasabha reportedly condemned the lathi-charge on RLD vice-president Jayant Chowdhary, saying that it was an “attack on the self-respect of the Jat community” and demanded motion towards the culprits. He additionally mentioned that if no motion was taken then the group would burn an effigy of UP CM Adityanath.

Social activist Deep Sharma alleged that with a number of states going into elections in the approaching months, political leaders have been profiting from the Hathras case and making an attempt to catch the limelight over the incident. He mentioned that with the Congress leaping into the fray in the Hathras incident after which the farmers’ protests, the grand previous get together might have an higher hand in the upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh.