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BJP pays only lip service to Ambedkar: Congress leader Kumari Selja

BJP pays only lip service to Ambedkar: Congress leader Kumari Selja

National Conference (NC) leader Devender Singh Rana today hit out at some local Congress leaders, alleging that they are?hobnobbing" with the BJP to "disintegrate and trifurcate?

The leaders of the BJP have said that the Congress is trying to politicise the rape cases to score political points ahead of the crucial Karnataka Assembly elections on May 12 and the Lok Sabha elections next year.

While the local local bar association held a bandh, the Valley saw protests demanding justice for the victim. Expressing distress over the rape of 18-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district and gangrape and murder of eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, the Congress party has organised the midnight march here and appealed everyone to join it. "Join me in a silent, peaceful, candlelight vigil at India Gate at midnight tonight to protest this violence and demand justice", he tweeted. Along with Congress president, many senior leaders including Ex-RajyaSabha MP Gulam Nabi Azad, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Makan, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Wadra and her husband Robert Wadra with hundreds of party cadres were present at the candlelight march. "Incidents being discussed since past two days can not be part of a civilised society". He said there were repeated incidents of violence, rape and murder of women in the country. Launching the #SpeakUp, Rahul gandhi minced no words while asking why are the accused rapists and murderers protected by the state. Fighting for justice without success, the rape survivor attempted suicide in front of the residence of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, bringing her incident into the spotlight.

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The Congress has upped the ante against the government over alleged inaction in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.

Finally, noticing the severe backlash across the country against his deafening silence over the barbaric gangrapes of two young girls in J&K's Kathua and UP's Unnao, PM Narendra Modi has broken his silence.


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