Rahul Gandhi slams government over 'rising' atrocities against Dalits

Aug 12, 2018, 08:04 IST | Agencies

Gandhi remarks came days after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an "anti-Dalit" mindset

Rahul Gandhi slams government over 'rising' atrocities against Dalits
Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi yesterday attacked the Modi government over alleged rising atrocities against Dalits, citing a media report which claimed that BJP-ruled states registered the highest number of crimes against the Scheduled Castes.

Gandhi remarks came days after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an "anti-Dalit" mindset. "I hope the fact check I'm attaching below, will wake him and Mr 56 up from their deep slumber on these rising atrocities; or I and the Congress party will," he tweeted, tagging a media report which cited the National Crime Records Bureau data of 2016.

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