Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over Gujarat Dalit incident, Sonia slams Modi govt


On the third day of Monsoon Session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha faces brief adjournments on the issue of violent protests across Gujarat by the Dalit community against the assault on fellow community members for allegedly killing a cow.

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In party’s parliamentary meeting, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that government snatched rights of adivasis, dalits and traditional forest dwellers under forest rights act 2006 and weakening environment rights.

Brutal atrocities against SC, ST and minorities are continuing with impunity and shaming us all, the Congress supremo added.

However she also said that recent events in valley are tragic and pose grave challenge to country, militants must be dealt with firmly.

“There is overall failure of this government. They do not see their own corruption. Their numbers are dicey. They cannot control price rise. They are attacking democratic institutions by imposing the President’s Rule,” Sonia is reported to have briefed her MPs.

Meanwhile, reports came that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi have planned to visit violent-affected Una.

On the other hand, BSP leader Mayawati said that both BJP and the Congress party are hand-in-glove over the issue in Gujarat. “Congress party is the major opposition party in Gujarat still they did nothing, BSP always stands up for dalit rights,”she said.

Wefornews Bureau

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