Forcible cremation shameful move of Uttar Pradesh government: Rahul Gandhi
Our fight is against this despicable thinking, Rahul Gandhi said
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday dubbed the "forcible cremation" of the Hathras gang-rape victim by police as a "shameful" move of the Uttar Pradesh government.
#Congress leader #RahulGandhi (@RahulGandhi) on Wednesday dubbed the "forcible cremation" of the #Hathras gang-rape victim by police as a "shameful" move of the #UttarPradesh government.— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) September 30, 2020
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"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 news report on the cremation of the 19-year-old woman.
"Our fight is against this despicable thinking," the Congress leader added.
Earlier, the party had demanded Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's resignation for "not acting in time".
The 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras was cremated early Wednesday in her native village amid tight security.
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