Rahul Gandhi asks Rajasthan govt to probe Dalit horror,Amit Malviya reminds him who runs state

Rahul Gandhi asks Rajasthan govt to probe Dalit horror,Amit Malviya reminds him who runs state

The BJP on Thursday targeted Rahul Gandhi after the Congress leader termed the torture of two young Dalits in Rajasthan as "horrific and sickening" and asked the government in the state to take immediate action.

Reminding Rahul Gandhi who is at the helm of affairs in Rajasthan, BJP spokesperson Amit Malviya wrote criticised the Congress leader, claiming that crime against Dalits and women has shot up in Rajasthan.

After e video of the two Dalit men being thrashed went viral on social media, Rahul Gandhi tweeted, "The recent video of two young Dalit men being brutally tortured in Nagaur, Rajasthan is horrific and sickening. I urge the state government to take immediate action to bring the perpetrators of this shocking crime to justice."

Responding to Rahul Gandhi's tweet, BJP's Amit Malviya reminded him that it was the Congress in power in Rajasthan. "State government? The Chief Minister is also the Home Minister and his name is Ashok Gehlot. Just in case you didn't know who is responsible for the brutality against Dalits in the state," Amit Malviya said.