BJP Slams Cong Over Its ‘Silence’ on Hoshiarpur Rape, Rahul Reacts
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, 24 October, tweeted that he’ll move to struggle for justice if the Punjab and Rajasthan govt deny that the woman was once raped, the way in which UP govt did.
This comes within the backdrop of BJP leaders Nirmala Sitharaman and Prakash Javadekar wondering the ‘silence’ of Congress over the Hoshiarpur rape case.
He tweeted, “In contrast to in UP, the governments of Punjab and Rajasthan are NOT denying that the woman was once raped, threatening her circle of relatives and blocking off the process justice. In the event that they do, I will be able to move there to struggle for justice. #Hathras”
BJP leaders and Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Prakash Javadekar had wondered the silence of Congress leaders Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi over the incident of a six-year-old woman being allegedly raped, set on hearth and murdered in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur district on Thursday.
“Within the Hathras rape case, it gave the impression as despite the fact that they had been all going out for a picnic. The brother and sister pair ran in opposition to the village. However why now not in Hoshiarpur? Why now not if it’s Rajasthan? The selective cry of shock that the Congress birthday party desires to turn when it’s in other places however now not of their respective ruled states, is totally uncovered,” Sitharaman said, creating a connection with Rahul and Priyanka’s discuss with to UP’s Hathras, to fulfill the relatives of the Dalit girl who was once allegedly gang-raped and murdered.
The minister was once addressing the media on the BJP headquarters when she stated that no rape will have to be politicised.
“No longer a phrase from the tweet-friendly chief Shri Rahul Gandhi. No tweets in this (Hoshiarpur rape incident), no outrage in this and no picnic in this. A girl heads the birthday party. Does this sort of selective outrage fits the stature in their birthday party?” she wondered.
Punjab CM Rejects BJP’s Assault
Reacting to the BJP leaders hitting out at Congress, Punjab Leader Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday rejected the assault at the Gandhis and his govt and stated that their remarks had been with out substance and foundation.
He additional stated that opposite to claims made via the BJP leaders, there was once no comparability between the 2 incidents, PTI reported.
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In regards to the Hathras case, he stated that the UP govt and the state police “didn’t best fail to begin stern motion however in truth was once reputedly seeking to duvet up the subject to learn the upper-caste accused,” the PTI file discussed.
He then stated that the movements taken via the UP Police had been against this to the recommended motion taken via his state police who in an instant arrested the accused and that had been within the technique of getting ready to record challan in a single week’s time.
“Had the BJP govt in UP spoke back as successfully and speedily as we did in Punjab, neither the Congress and the Gandhis, nor rankings of NGOs, attorneys, human rights activists would were compelled to take to the streets to struggle for the sufferer,” he added, PTI reported.
In regards to the BJP leaders’ “picnic excursion” remark, he stated it confirmed the “grossness” of the birthday party’s “anti-Dalit and anti-woman mindset”.
Prakash Javadekar Slams Congress Leaders
Sitharaman isn’t the one BJP chief attacking Congress. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar advised ANI that the incident, that happened in Hoshiarpur’s Tanda, is “very stunning” and that Rahul will have to discuss with the world and take cognisance of the incidents taking place in Punjab and Rajasthan.
“Neither Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi nor Priyanka Gandhi visited circle of relatives of the sufferer in Tanda. They do not pay heed to the injustice performed to girls within the states dominated via their birthday party, however discuss with Hathras and different puts for picture op with sufferer’s circle of relatives,” he added.
Within the Hoshiarpur incident, the accused – Gurpreet Singh and his grandfather Surjit Singh – were arrested on fees of homicide and the Coverage of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, PTI reported.
Her half-burnt frame was once discovered of their Jalalpur village, police had stated. The sufferer’s father is a migrant labourer who was once incomes his dwelling in the similar village.
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(With inputs from PTI, ANI)
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