Azad Samaj Party chief and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar Azad on Thursday demanded President’s Rule in Uttar Pradesh, alleging “failure of constitutional machinery” within the state over crimes in opposition to Dalits.
Mr Azad stated he has began a “dharna” at his residence in Saharanpur the place he’s put below a “house arrest”, which was ordered by the native police on Wednesday.
The Dalit activist was accompanying the household of the 19-year-old girl, who died in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday, a fortnight after she was allegedly gang raped in UP’s Hathras to their residence however was detained halfway.
He was dropped at his residence in Saharanpur the subsequent night and put below home arrest, in accordance with Azad Samaj Party office-bearers.
“I am sitting at my house on a dharna, injustice will not be tolerated. In Uttar Pradesh, Dalits are being meted out with injustice. The DM and the SSP of Hathras who have been protecting criminals and performing inhuman acts have not been removed yet. How can one expect justice from such unworthy people,” he stated in a tweet in Hindi.
“Hathras, Azamgarh, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Balrampur – every district in Uttar Pradesh is being embarrassed with incidents of rape. The constitutional machinery has failed completely. Yogi Adityanath cannot handle the government. The president should announce President”s Rule as soon as possible,” he stated in one other tweet.
He additionally alleged that public servants in Hathras weren’t following guidelines and demanded that the state authorities take away senior administration and police officers of the district.
The younger girl’s brutal killing and subsequent cremation within the useless of the night time in Hathras allegedly below police stress on Tuesday has triggered large outrage throughout the nation over the regulation and order state of affairs in UP and over ladies security generally.
The state has additionally reported the loss of life of a 22-year-old Dalit girl on Tuesday after she was allegedly raped by two males in Balrampur district.