The Congress on Sunday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi break his ‘silence’ on the alleged rape and homicide of the nine-year-old Dalit woman in Delhi and supply speedy justice to her household.
The opposition get together additionally alleged that Twitter acted in haste attributable to ‘pressure’ from the Indian authorities and was ‘selective’ in eradicating Rahul Gandhi’s tweet and ‘suspending’ his account for placing up footage of the sufferer’s household as no motion was taken in opposition to another handles which carried the identical footage.
‘To Twitter, I would say, ‘daro mat’ (don’t be afraid),’ Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate stated.
‘This is a step taken in haste. We are highly enraged with what has happened. It is highly selective. Somebody who stands with the family seeking justice, you drop his tweet and block his Twitter account,’ she stated.
Addressing a joint press convention, Shrinate and Ragini Nayak accused the federal government of not offering succour and help to the sufferer’s household.
Delhi Congress chief Alka Lamba demanded that there needs to be a dialogue on girls’s security and safety in Parliament through the Monsoon session and a day needs to be devoted in direction of this trigger.
— Congress (@INCIndia) August 8, 2021
Delhi Mahila Congress chief Amrita Dhawan demanded time-bound justice supply and the dying penalty to the culprits inside six months.
She claimed that had Rahul Gandhi not raised the problem, the crime would have been ‘brushed under the carpet’.
Questioning the prime minister and home minister’s ‘silence’, Shrinate stated such a significant crime has taken place within the nationwide capital however not a phrase has come from the federal government.
‘Why is the prime minister silent, why is the home minister silent. It is our demand that Modi ji should break his silence on the Delhi incident,’ she instructed reporters.
‘It is unfortunate that the one who extends support to the family of the victim is being attacked. The BJP is indulging in ‘rape versus rape’ politics. This just isn’t a problem of Congress versus BJP, it considerations the security and safety of ladies within the nation,’ she stated, asking whether or not the problem doesn’t trouble the 11 girls ministers within the Modi authorities.
After Rahul Gandhi had met the sufferer’s household, the BJP had questioned his silence on rape instances in Congress-ruled states.
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala claimed that BJP members and NCSC members too had put up footage of the sufferer’s dad and mom on Twitter.
‘Wah Modi ji, when the National Commission for Scheduled Castes on August 2 places up the images of their assembly with the dad and mom of the sufferer on Twitter, it’s proper.
‘When a former MP and NCSC Commission member puts up photos of the victim’s dad and mom on August 3, it’s proper. And if Rahul Gandhi ji seeks justice for his or her daughter, then it’s a crime,’ Surjewala stated within the tweet in Hindi.
वाह मोदी जी,
2 अगस्त को राष्ट्रीय अनुसूचित जाति आयोग दिल्ली की अबोध बेटी से मुलाक़ात कर माँ-बाप की फ़ोटो #twitter पर लगाए, तो सही।
भाजपा की पूर्व सांसद व SC आयोग की मेम्बर Three अगस्त को माँ-बाप की फ़ोटो #Twitter पर लगाए, तो ठीक।
और राहुल गाँधी जी बेटी के लिए न्याय माँगे तो अपराध! pic.twitter.com/T6SFpxgbHM
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) August 8, 2021
Shrinate and Nayak alleged that the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman Vijay Sampla and member Anju Bala visited the sufferer’s household on August 2 they usually shared the images of the household on August 2 and three, however no motion was taken in opposition to them.
Nayak alleged that the Modi authorities ‘is using its force to suppress women’ as a substitute of offering them safety.
‘Why is it that when Rahul Gandhi raises the issue, the government uses its force to get his tweet deleted. Why do you fear Rahul Gandhi so much? If the Modi government feels we will be stopped from raising this issue by getting a tweet deleted, it is mistaken,’ Nayak stated.
The Congress had on Saturday claimed that Twitter has ‘temporarily suspended’ the account of its former chief Rahul Gandhi, however later stated it has been ‘temporarily locked’ after the microblogging platform denied having suspended the account and said that it continues to be in service.
The motion by Twitter came visiting a controversial put up of Gandhi with an image of him assembly the household of the Dalit woman who died right here following an alleged sexual assault. Twitter has deemed that the account violated its rules in opposition to posting non-public info.