The TMC on Friday lashed out on the Uttar Pradesh authorities for unleashing “jungle raj” within the northern state, after its four-member delegation was stopped from assembly the members of the family of Hathras gang rape sufferer.
The BJP unit of West Bengal, nevertheless, requested the TMC to cease “politicising the demise” and try its personal observe document when it got here to tackling crimes towards ladies.
An announcement issued by the get together stated the delegation, led by the get together’s Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’ Brien, wished to fulfill the members of the family of the 20-year-old Dalit girl, and categorical their solidarity together with her grieving dad and mom.
Dr Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, Pratima Mondal and Mamata Thakur, all parliamentarians, have been the three different members of the delegation.
Condemning the incident, TMC secretary-general Partha Chatterjee claimed that the Yogi Adityanath authorities has let unfastened a reign of terror and “crossed all limits of decency”.
“Is it a democracy? MPs are being heckled and pushed to floor. How come law enforcement officials have this audacity to heckle members of Parliament? The state authorities, which has failed to guard to a Dalit lady and is busy hushing up the matter, is now utilizing brute drive towards opposition,” he stated.
Tv visuals confirmed Mr O’Brien, wearing white, being pushed to the bottom when he tried to maneuver forward, regardless of being advised not to take action by the police.
“Those that tried to mission themselves as champions of ”Beti Bachao” (marketing campaign) at the moment are attempting to intimidate the members of the family of the lady. A jungle raj prevails in Uttar Pradesh. It is a disgrace,” he stated.
Senior TMC chief Sougata Roy stated the UP authorities was attempting to “disguise the reality”.
“The Yogi Adityanath authorities is attempting to cover the reality, which is why it’s stopping the media and the opposition get together leaders from assembly the members of the family. Our MPs have been unarmed they usually simply wished to fulfill the household, what’s unsuitable in it? They so afraid that they needed to situation prohibitory orders… We condemn it,” Mr Roy stated.
The get together’s official Twitter deal with stated its MPs are staging a “dharna round a kilometre away from sufferer”s dwelling, after being manhandled and roughed up by the UP police”.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh, nevertheless, slammed the TMC for attempting to “politicise” the difficulty.
“The TMC ought to cease this drama. What’s its observe document in coping with crimes towards ladies? They (TMC leaders) ought to first take a look at their very own observe document after which lecture others. The UP authorities has taken motion to take care of the state of affairs,” he stated.
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and round 150 of their get together staff have been briefly detained in Larger Noida on Thursday for alleged violation of prohibitory orders whereas strolling in the direction of Hathras to fulfill the household.
The 20-year-old was allegedly raped by 4 upper-caste males in Hathras on September 14. She was referred to the Safdarjung hospital in Delhi on Monday with spinal twine accidents, paralysis and cuts in her tongue.
She died round three am on Tuesday. Her subsequent cremation in the dark at Hathras, allegedly underneath police strain, has led to an outrage over the legislation and order state of affairs in UP.
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