Advertisement
Sunday, Nov 28, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Mayawati Accuses UP Police Of Committing Atrocities Against Dalit Families

After Priyanka Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati has launched an attack on UP Police for allegedly committing atrocities against Dalit families in Azamgarh.

Mayawati Accuses UP Police Of Committing Atrocities Against Dalit Families
BSP supremo Mayawati | PTI
Mayawati Accuses UP Police Of Committing Atrocities Against Dalit Families
outlookindia.com
2021-07-06T11:39:42+05:30

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi hitting out at Uttar Pradesh Police for its "anti-Dalit" mentality, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has now accused UP Police of committing atrocities against Dalits in the state. Demanding strict action against the cops responsible, Mayawati said that police had committed atrocities against Dalit families in Azamgarh. 

"It is shameful that Azamgarh Police instead of giving justice to the victimised Dalits of Palia village are committing atrocities on them and causing financial losses. The government should take immediate cognisance of this incident and take strict action against the culprits and compensate the victims financially," Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi.

The BSP supremo also demanded compensation for the victims.

"Taking note of the seriousness of this latest incident of victimisation of of Dalits by the oppressors and the police, a delegation of BSP under the leadership of former MLA Gaya Charan Dinkar will visit the village soon to meet the victims," she said in another tweet.

Previously, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has also tweeted about the attacks on Dalit families by UP Police in Palia village of Raunapar, Azamgarh.

According to police, there was a dispute between a doctor and some people in Palia village under Raunapar Police Station area on June 29 following which two policemen intervened in the matter and they were allegedly attacked by the village pradhan and his aides.

On the same night, police surrounded the Dalit hamlet and damaged the houses and looted them following which, the villagers fled, claimed locals.

On Monday, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra too had accused the state police of attacking Dalits in Azamgarh, and sought action against the accused and adequate compensation for the victims.

Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police, Azamgarh, Sudhir Kumar Singh said a case has been registered against 11 named people and 135 unidentified people.

He too claimed that cops were attacked and efforts are on to catch the accused.

(With inputs from PTI)

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Heavy Fines, Media Gag: Maharashtra Learns From Past As It Gears To Tackle Omicron

Heavy Fines, Media Gag: Maharashtra Learns From Past As It Gears To Tackle Omicron

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has instructed all the ministers in charge of the districts to tighten coordination with the local administration to ensure proper prevention of another Covid-19 outbreak.

Omicron Shows Why Countries Need To Start Sharing Their Vaccines

Omicron Shows Why Countries Need To Start Sharing Their Vaccines

'Despite the repeated warnings of health leaders, our failure to put vaccines into the arms of people in the developing world is now coming back to haunt us', wrote former British PM Gordon Brown.

Iyer Plays Down Record, Says 'Important Thing Is To Win Match'

Iyer Plays Down Record, Says 'Important Thing Is To Win Match'

Shreyas Iyer hit 105 and 65 against New Zealand to become the first Indian batter to score a century and half-century in his debut Test match.

Covid-19: Experts' Take On Omicron And Possibility Of Third Wave In India

Covid-19: Experts' Take On Omicron And Possibility Of Third Wave In India

Though the health experts and scientists in India have advised caution yet they feel that the current immune profile of the majority of the population in India makes them less vulnerable to Omicron as compared to any other country in the world.

Advertisement