The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday launched a scathing assault on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “silence” on the gangrape incident at Hathras in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh and stated that he ought to converse up for Dalits if he has “any humanity left”. The West Bengal BJP additionally hit again, asking TMC leaders to first focus their consideration on the rising crimes in opposition to girls within the state after which lecture others.
A 19-year-old Dalit lady was raped in Hathras by 4 males on September 14. After her situation deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital the place she died on Tuesday. “An unspeakable crime committed in #Hathras [email protected]’s reign and he was silent,” Trinamool YouthCongress president and MP Abhishek Banerjee wrote on Twitter.
“#Modispeakup4dalits if you have any humanity left inside,” he added. Abhishek, the nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, additionally claimed that the UP Police disrespected her stays.
“The girl succumbed to her injuries, after battling to stay alive for 15 days and now, @UPpolice has utterly disrespected her remains!” Banerjee wrote. The lady was cremated within the early hours of Wednesday within the village, together with her household alleging the native police pressured them to conduct the final rites at midnight.
TMC Rajya Sabha celebration chief Derek O’ Brien additionally condemned the assault on Dalits and demanded justice for them. “Dalits are our assets. We strongly condemn any act of torture against them. If such an incident occurs, we take the strictest action. But many incidents do not come before the public. Dalits are an integral part of our society. We are committed to their justice,” O’Brien tweeted.
Senior TMC chief and MP Sougata Ray additionally stated thatthe incident displays the worsening regulation and order scenario inUttar Pradesh. “We demand exemplary punishment for the culprits,” hesaid.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh requested TMC leaders to”stop shedding crocodile tears”. “Under the TMC regime, crimes against women have goneup in the state. They should first set their own house inorder and then lecture others,” Ghosh stated.