Rahul Gandhi joins protest over SC/ST bill, says PM Narendra Modi has no place for Dalits in his heart
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday joined the continued protest over the alleged dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act and slammed the Narendra Modi authorities for ignoring the Dalit neighborhood.
Addressing a gathering on the Jantar Mantar, the Congress chief stated, ”PM Modi has no place for Dalits in his coronary heart. If Modi ji had house for Dalits in his coronary heart, then the insurance policies for Dalits would have been completely different.”
The Congress chief additional stated, ”When he (Modi) was the CM of Gujarat, he wrote in his guide ‘Daliton ko safai karne se anand milta hai’. That is his ideology.”
If Modi ji had house for Dalits in his coronary heart then the insurance policies for Dalits would have been completely different. When he was CM he wrote in his guide ‘Daliton ko safai karne se anand milta hai’. That is his ideology: Rahul Gandhi pic.twitter.com/1asgxeou4w
— ANI (@ANI) August 9, 2018
Calling the RSS and BJP as anti-Dalit, Rahul stated, ”wherever there’s a BJP authorities, Dalits are overwhelmed up and crushed.”
Rahul warned that the individuals of India will train a lesson to the conceited BJP within the 2019 and vote towards the occasion.
He was joined by CPI-M basic secretary Sitaram Yechury on the Jantar Mantar the place some Dalit outfits are protesting towards the alleged dilution of the SC/ST Act by the Supreme Court docket.
The Congress occasion additionally took to Twitter and posted the image of Rahul Gandhi on the Jantar Mantar protest together with the CPI-M chief.
Congress President @RahulGandhi together with CPM’s @SitaramYechury on the protest over the SC/ST Atrocities Invoice, at Jantar Mantar, Delhi. pic.twitter.com/DSVBH91GlF
— Congress (@INCIndia) August 9, 2018
Curiously, the Dalit outfits, which had given a name for Bharat Bandh (country-wide shutdown) on Thursday, postponed their agitation, in a serious reduction to the Centre.
A call on this regard was taken after the Lok Sabha handed the SC/ST modification invoice which overturned the SC ruling which had allegedly diluted sure provisions of the unique laws.
The All India Ambedkar Mahasabha (AIAM) – the umbrella organisation of the Dalit teams – stated that the Bharat Bandh has been deferred as of now and never referred to as off.
“Our main demand relating to the restoration of the SCST Act has been fulfilled,” a written assertion issued by the All India Ambedkar Mahasabha (AIAM) stated on Wednesday.
Nevertheless, the Dalit outfits haven’t but selected the subsequent date for his or her agitation
”If the Centre doesn’t settle for our calls for we’ll hit the streets once more,” Ashok Bharti, chairman of AIAM, was quoted as saying by the Information18.com.
Bharti additionally stated that this was completed retaining in thoughts the Kanwariya Yatra.
The Dalit outfits will proceed to assist the protest led by ex-servicemen on One Rank One Pension (OROP) and All India Kisan Sabha-led agitation on farm disaster, each scheduled to be staged on Thursday in New Delhi.
The AIAM has additionally thanked varied political events for lending their assist to the trigger.
It stated that it had efficiently achieved its first milestone in defending the regulation. The brand new deadline will probably be determined sooner or later of time, the Dalit leaders stated.
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale had on Wednesday appealed to the general public not to participate within the August 9 bandh. He additionally urged the individuals to keep up peace and brotherhood within the nation.
His attraction got here a day after the Lok Sabha handed The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Modification Invoice 2018 to overturn a Supreme Court docket order regarding sure safeguards towards arrest beneath the regulation. The Structure (123rd Modification) Invoice 2017, which grants constitutional standing to the Nationwide Fee for Backward Lessons (NCBC), was additionally handed by Parliament on Monday.
In his attraction, Athawale stated that the passage of the 2 payments was a revolutionary step. He additionally alleged that the Opposition is defaming the federal government wrongly and warranted that the Centre is constantly working in direction of the welfare of Dalits.
Importantly, the ruling BJP will even be observing “social justice fortnight” from August 15-30 and “social justice week” from August 1-9 from subsequent 12 months to mark the parliamentary nod to the invoice in search of to grant constitutional standing to the OBC Fee.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Tuesday stated that the continued Monsoon Session of Parliament will probably be remembered as a session devoted to social justice and social concord.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar stated that PM Modi referred to the passage of a invoice within the Lok Sabha to strengthen the regulation towards Dalit atrocities. Kumar stated they anticipated that the Rajya Sabha will even move it through the ongoing monsoon session, which ends on August 10.
(With Company Inputs)