BJP, Opposition In Madhya Pradesh Spar As Farmer Couple Try To Kill Self

A Dalit couple consumed poison after they had been allegedly manhandled by the police (File)

New Delhi:

The Guna incident, through which a Dalit couple consumed poison after they had been allegedly manhandled by the police throughout an anti-encroachment drive, has led to a slugfest between the BJP and the Opposition events.

The BJP leaders have mentioned the senior officers have been eliminated after the incident however Congress is saying that mere transferring officers will likely be of no use.

BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has mentioned the senior officers of the federal government have been eliminated within the wake of Guna incident.

“The Guna SP and Collector have been eliminated and inquiry has been sought into the incident. I’m assured that motion will likely be taken towards all those that are accountable for this heinous act,” Mr Scindia tweeted on Thursday.

Equally, Madhya Pradesh Residence Minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday mentioned as quickly as the federal government bought to know of Guna incident, the Collector, IG and the SP had been eliminated.

Congress chief Kamal Nath who fashioned a Committee to inquire into the incident, has mentioned, “It is vitally unhappy that the state is now recognised for atrocities on Dalits. This authorities is business-minded. It solely introduced that land is not going to be taken from the poor. However, the identical is just not adopted. That is the actual face of the federal government,” Kamal Nath instructed ANI.

“The incident could be very upsetting. Transferring officers is of no use, these ways are solely a part of a present however constructing a very good atmosphere is what issues. Officers eliminated in the present day will likely be given a very good put up someplace tomorrow,” Mr Nath added.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi tweeted a video of the incident and mentioned, “Our battle is towards this type of pondering and injustice.”

Reacting to Rahul Gandhi”s tweet, Madhya Pradesh Residence Minister mentioned, “When it was Rahul Gandhi’s authorities in Madhya Pradesh then officers had been posted underneath pay as you go system. There have been issues on the time of such officers. As quickly as we bought to know of the incident, Collector, IG and SP had been eliminated.”

“In Madhya Pradesh, we’ve got Rule of Legislation. Individuals who is not going to abide by the legislation will likely be despatched to jail. Throughout Kamal Nath”s authorities legal was by no means caught and was given safety. In the present day we take rapid motion and even massive officers are additionally not spared,” Mr Mishra mentioned.

Bahujan Samaj Get together (BSP) chief Mayawati has demanded strict motion from the federal government within the Guna incident.

“It is vitally merciless and shameful that in Madhya Pradesh”s Guna, police and administration within the identify of an anti-encroachment drive with JCB machine destroyed the crop of a Dalit couple, which they’ve grown by taking a mortgage and in addition to make them so helpless that they tried to commit suicide. The nationwide condemnation of this incident is pure. The federal government ought to take strict motion,” Mayawati tweeted (translated from Hindi).

“At one finish the BJP propagates that it’s settling Dalits, then again, these sorts of incidents are getting frequent in the identical method because it was through the Congress authorities. Then what’s the distinction between the 2 governments, the Dalits ought to take into consideration this,” she mentioned.

The mom of the sufferer in Guna incident on Thursday mentioned she and her household requested police to permit them to reap agriculture produce, however the police personnel began abusing and beating them.

“70 policemen got here and requested us to vacate the land saying it belongs to the federal government. We requested them to allow us to reap agriculture produce first. However they began abusing and beating us. My son took poison in anger however the police ignored. We admitted him to hospital,” mentioned the mom of the sufferer within the Guna incident.

The incident through which a Dalit couple consumed poison after they had been allegedly manhandled by the police throughout an anti-encroachment drive that occurred on Tuesday when the police tried to take away individuals who had encroached land allotted for school within the district. 

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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