1. Una Dalit atrocity: State govt in Gujarat is anti-Dalit, says Kejriwal

Una Dalit atrocity: State govt in Gujarat is anti-Dalit, says Kejriwal

Dalit atrocities in Una: Arvind Kejriwal's visit comes after Rahul Gandhi, who visited the Una district on Thursday to meet the victims and their respective families.

By: | Updated: July 22, 2016 1:07 PM
keju-L Una Dalit atrocitiy: Why is the police not taking action? It indicates that Govt is involved. State Govt in Gujarat is anti-dalit, says Arvind Kejriwal. (Source: Twitter)

Una Dalit atrocity: With the issue of Dalit atrocities in Gujarat sparking debates in and out of Rajya Sabha, Arvind Kejriwal has arrived in Rajkot to meet the victims of Una incident. Kejriwal’s visit comes after Rahul Gandhi, who visited the Una district on Thursday to meet the victims and their respective families.

In a video message released by party spokesperson Ashutosh at a press conference on Wednesday, the Delhi Chief Minister asked Dalit youths to not attempt suicide, responding to the news of more than a dozen and half protesting Dalit members attempting suicide in different places in the state over the Una incident.

Dalit community members have been protesting the brutal assault on some community members on July 11 for allegedly skinning a cow at Una in Gir-Somnath district.

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09.27 am: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets victims of Una incident at the Civil Hospital in Rajkot

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09.13 am: While taking a potshot at the BJP govt, Keriwal said that, Upar waala sab dekh raha hai. Ye Gujarat ki janta  aapko milkar ek din sabakh sikhaayegi. 

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09.12 am: It’s my demand that people tried to commit suicide, govt should give them an appropriate compensation and offer them govt jobs: Kejriwal

09.11 am: BJP govt in Gujarat is ineffective. They were assaulted outside a police station, even then no action was taken. Why? Probably because they were given orders from above to not do anything of that sort, says Kejriwal

09.09 am: Why is the police not taking action? It indicates that Govt is involved. State Govt in Guj is anti-dalit, comments Arvind Kejriwal

09.07 am: I just met the victims who had been flogged badly. They were beaten in broad daylight that too outside a police station, says Arvind Kejriwal.

Ahead of his visit to Una to meet Dalits thrashed for skinning a dead cow, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal today exhorted all community members to unite in the fight against Gujarat BJP’s “oppressive” regime.

While Rahul Gandhi announced an assistance of Rs 5 lakh for the family, Former Union Minister Praful Patel, who also visited the Dalit victims, on announced an assistance of Rs 2 lakh for them, terming it a small assistance from him and his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

 

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    Tanmay
    Jul 23, 2016 at 7:11 am
    The govt is involved means cm anandiben patel had got personal problem with guys beaten up in una ? Are you sure mr kejrival? Or a new joke ?
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      Dipin Prakash
      Jul 22, 2016 at 12:42 pm
      Hope these poor people will get a proper justice
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        Prof Harekrishna
        Jul 22, 2016 at 10:59 am
        Inquilab Zindabad. Fight against BJP's oppressive regime in Gujarat. Dalits are also our countrymen.
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          Madhav Rao
          Jul 22, 2016 at 7:49 am
          he's even cheaper than Lalu and Mulayam.....He can do anything for short term goal................shame on him
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            SKB
            Jul 22, 2016 at 5:10 am
            What is Dalit ? Why are you degrading my brothers human beings like you by naming Dalit ?
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              Observer
              Jul 22, 2016 at 8:39 am
              Ambedkar is a newly prominent addition on the Sangh's book shelf. But the 'sacred thread' remains entrenched and close to the Sanghi's heart. There is no place for anyone outside the 'twice-born' races in that heart.
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                Rajesh Perumbessi
                Jul 22, 2016 at 6:04 am
                Modi is Killer he will kill our nation within no time he wanted to devide our nation n burn everywhere ................. dont understand why ??? such a shameless PM we never seen, AAP u r the only HOPE, the Only n One Party Who talks n does is AAP it completed @70% Pre poll promises within 15 Months, Other side Modi still fooling Nation,
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                  Rohit mann
                  Jul 23, 2016 at 9:53 am
                  Ak is making people , And you are one of the victim..
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