Congress chief on Wednesday dubbed the “forcible cremation” of the Hathras gang-rape sufferer by police as a “shameful” move of the Uttar Pradesh authorities.


“It is a shameful move of the state government to oppress the Dalits and show them their place in society,” he tweeted in Hindi, tagging a information report on the cremation of the 19-year-old lady.



“Our fight is against this despicable thinking,” the Congress chief added.


Earlier, the occasion had demanded Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s resignation for “not acting in time”.


The 19-year-old Dalit lady from Hathras was cremated early Wednesday in her native village amid tight safety.


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